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Recipe: Yummy Japanese Vegan → Kinpira Gobo / Burdock salad

Japanese Vegan → Kinpira Gobo / Burdock salad. Kinpira Gobo is a simple Japanese stir fry vegetable dish with braised carrot & burdock root cooked in soy sauce. Kinpira Gobo is a traditional Japanese dish often enjoyed at home and you might be familiar with it since it's typically served in bento box from Japanese markets. Stir-fried burdock root is a traditional Japanese dish.

Japanese Vegan → Kinpira Gobo / Burdock salad Kinpira gobo is braised burdock root. Kinpira is usually referred to as a way of cooking vegetables. It is when something is sauteed and simmered or braised in sake, mirin and soy sauce base sauce. You can cook Japanese Vegan → Kinpira Gobo / Burdock salad using 10 ingredients and 6 steps. Here is how you cook it.

Ingredients of Japanese Vegan → Kinpira Gobo / Burdock salad

  1. You need 1 of Burdock.
  2. You need 50 g of Carrot.
  3. You need 1 of Red chili pepper.
  4. It’s of (Seasonings).
  5. You need 1 Tbs of Sugar.
  6. It’s 1 Tbs of Sweet sake.
  7. It’s 1 Tbs of Cooking sake.
  8. Prepare 1.5 Tbs of Soy sauce.
  9. It’s 1 Tsp of Sesame oil.
  10. Prepare of Some white sesame.

Burdock is a root that when shaved has a pleasantly crunchy texture with a sweet flavor and floral scent. In this recipe, it is sautéed in sesame oil and then topped with soy sauce and sesame seeds. Kinpira Gobo is a traditional Japanese dish often enjoyed at home, typically served in a bento box. Kinpira means a cooking style that you stir fry and simmer with sugar and soy sauce.

Japanese Vegan → Kinpira Gobo / Burdock salad instructions

  1. Wash a burdock and the carrot by running water and brush. The ratio of burdock and carrot is 3 to 1 would be better..
  2. Cut to shredding a burdock and the carrot, Slice a red chili pepper without seeds. I will show you how to cut burdock for difference of texture on my cooking video..
  3. Soak the burdock into water in the bowl for 5 min (to remove the scum) then drain it later..
  4. Pour some canola oil in a pan, add red chili pepper with low heat till spicy comes out. Change to highest heat and add burdock and carrot..
  5. When the burdock cooks add seasonings except sesame oil, keep heating till the sauce is getting low. When the sauce is low pour sesame oil on top and wait 5 seconds then turn off heat. Put some sesame seeds and done..
  6. You can watch this cooking video → 「Coozy Life burdock」on my YouTube channel ! Have a nice your cooking time guys..

The most common ingredients used for Kinpira is gobo (burdock root) and carrot, but lotus root is another. Braised Burdock (Kinpira Gobō) is a vegetable side dish. Burdock root and carrot are cut into matchsticks and cooked in slightly sweet soy sauce. I need to call it Kinpira Gobō instead of Braised Burdock throughout this blog because it just doesn't sound right for me and if I use the English name. Kinpira Gobo is braised burdock root seasoned with soy sauce, sake and sugar.

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