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Mizuna Greens with Sesame Seeds

Mizuna Greens with Sesame Seeds

Do you have some wilted mizuna in your fridge?
Make them crisp and delicious with this recipe.

Ingredients: 2 servings

Mizuna greens
1 bag
Roasted sesame seeds
3 tablespoons
Sugar
1 scant tablespoon
Soy sauce
2 heaping teaspoons
Salt
a pinch

Steps

1. Carefully wash the mizuna and trim the stem ends. Cook in boiling water with a pinch of salt for 2 minutes.
2. Submerge the mizuna in cold water. Squeeze the excess liquid and cut into 4-5cm lengths.
3. Put the sesame seeds in a suribachi (Japanese mortar) and grind. Add the sugar and soy sauce and combine. Toss in the mizuna leaves and mix to coat evenly.

Story Behind this Recipe

I tend to buy too much mizuna and often have a lot left over. Since it wilts quickly, I came up with this recipe to use it up.