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Mizuna and tofu salad

May 31, 2018

Mizuna is a type of Japanese greens that taste similar to arugula, yet milder and sweeter. Usually it is stir-fired, simmered and added to hot pot dishes. The ingredients in this salad is sauteed and can be served warm in cold winter days.



½ bunch Mizuna (水菜), wash and cut into half

2 pieces Thin deep fried tofu (油揚げ)

20g Whitebait (しらす)

1 tablespoon ginger, minced

1 tablespoon green onion, minced

2 tablespoons soy sauce

½ tablespoon sesame oil

1 drop chili oil

½ teaspoon white sesame



  1. Combine soy sauce, sesame oil, chili oil, ginger, onion, sesame in a bowl. Set aside.
  2. Run the tofu in boiling water, drain and pat dry. Cut into pieces.
  3. In a frying pan, heat oil and add the tofu until browned. Add the whitebait and stir fry for 1 minute.
  4. Add the mizuna and stir for a minute. Serve with the soy sauce dressing.

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