Daikon Salad and Scallions

Daikon Salad

Japanese Daikon Salad with sesame oil and plum sauce

Course Salad
Cuisine Japanese
Prep Time 5 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes
Servings 4 people
Calories 50 kcal


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

  1. Using a Japanese mandolin set blade level to 1/4 inch.

  2. Peel both white and purple Daikon. shred using a box grater and keep them separate.

  3. Wrap each pile of shredded white and purple Daikon in damp paper towels, then set aside

  4. Slice purple Daikon into rounds using a Japanese mandolin and arrange around a bowl.

  5. in a small bowl add plum sauce, sesame oil, Kosher salt

  6. whisk until completely incorporated. set aside

  7. Add both grated Daikon to bowl and dress

  8. crumble one sheet of sushi nori until dusted and sprinkle over salad

  9. julienne scallion on a bias and add to top of salad