Daikon Salad and Scallions

Daikon Salad

Japanese Daikon Salad with sesame oil and plum sauce
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Course: Salad
Cuisine: Japanese
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 5 minutes
Servings: 4 people
Calories: 50kcal


Japanese Daikon Salad

  • 1 whole daikon fresh
  • 1 whole purple daikon fresh
  • 2 tbs. plum sauce quality
  • 1/2 tbs. sesame oil quality
  • 1 teaspoon. Kosher salt
  • 2 tbs. nori quality
  • 1 scallion fresh


Instructions for Japanese daikon salad

  • Using a Japanese mandolin set blade level to 1/4 inch.
  • Peel both white and purple Daikon. shred using a box grater and keep them separate.
  • Wrap each pile of shredded white and purple Daikon in damp paper towels, then set aside
  • Slice purple Daikon into rounds using a Japanese mandolin and arrange around a bowl.
  • in a small bowl add plum sauce, sesame oil, Kosher salt
  • whisk until completely incorporated. set aside
  • Add both grated Daikon to bowl and dress
  • crumble one sheet of sushi nori until dusted and sprinkle over salad
  • julienne scallion on a bias and add to top of salad


Calories: 50kcal | Carbohydrates: 4g | Fat: 3g | Sodium: 197mg | Potassium: 33mg | Vitamin A: 160IU | Vitamin C: 1.6mg | Iron: 0.1mg