Mizuna Salad with Ground Pork
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Peppery Japanese mustard leaves, mizuna, is combined with a salty ground pork dressing.
Recipe type: Salad
Serves: 4
  • One large bunch mizuna
  • 2 sliced tomatoes
  • 200 grams ground pork
  • 2 chopped green onions
  • 1 inch finely chopped fresh ginger
  • 1 clove garlic
  • Marinade
  • 1 tablespoons Japanese sake
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • Sauce
  • 2 tablespoon Japanese sake
  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon mirin
  • 1 teaspoon miso or soup stock
  • ¼ cup water
  • 1 teaspoon sesame oil
  1. Wash mizuna and chop into bite size pieces. If you don't have enough mizuna, add other leafy green vegetables
  2. slice tomatoes and add to leaves. Set aside.
  3. In a bowl add ground pork and marinate with add 1tablespoon of sake and 1 tablespoon of cornstarch, mix well and set aside.
  4. Heat a frying pan, and when hot add cooking oil, then add garlic, ginger and green onions until fragrant.
  5. Add ground pork and cook through.
  6. Finally add the sauce of sake, soy sauce, mirin stock water and sesame oil
  7. Pour hot over cold mizuna and serve.
Recipe by Asian Lifestyle Design at https://asianlifestyledesign.com/2012/09/what-is-mizuna/