Japanese radish salad
daikon (white radish)
100 ml Japanese rice vinegar
30 - 50 ml sugar
½ tsp salt
Combine the ingredients for amazu sauce. Mix until the sugar has dissolved. Peel the white radish and grate it or cut it in very thin julienne strips.
Marinate the radish strips in the amazu sauce. Drain and
arrange on serving dish. Garnish with thin strips of mandarin peel and chilli pepper.
Serve as a snack with sake, along with nori cheese, soy sauce eggs
and fish roe cucumbers.
Recipe source: "Retikkasalaatti", Yamada-Alho, M. (1992) Japanilainen keittokirja. Espoo: Weilin+Göös.