Kinpira Gobo (Japanese style sauteed Root Vegetables )


1/2 lb gobo (burdock root)

1/4 lb carrot, peeled and cut into short and thin strips

1 1/2 Tbsp mirin

1 Tbsp sugar

1/2 Tbsp sake

1 Tbsp soy sauce

1 tsp sesame seeds

2 tsps vegetable oil


Lightly shave the gobo skin and shred gobo into very thin strips. Soak the gobo strips in water for a while and drain well. Heat vegetable oil in a frying pan, and fry gobo for a couple minutes. Add carrot strips in the pan and stir-fry them. Add sake, mirin, and sugar and stir-fry until the liquid is gone. Season with soy sauce and stir-fry well. Turn off the heat. Sprinkle sesame seeds.




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