Friday, November 20, 2009

Brokkori Ninjin Kinpira

Steam-sauteed broccoli and carrot with savory dressing

8 oz. broccoli stems
Some carrot
1 1/2 tbsp peanut oil
1/4 c. light soy sauce
1 tbsp mirin
2 tsp sugar
1 tbsp sesame oil
pinch of salt
pinch of red pepper or shichimi
1 tsp white sesame seeds

Peel the hard outer layer of the broccoli, and the carrot. Cut both into 2-inch pieces. Saute carrot and broccoli in oil quickly until tender. Stir in everything else. Remove from heat, steam about 1 minute, but don't overcook. Sprinkle with sesame seeds, serve immediately.

Source: the Art of Japanese Vegetarian Cooking by Max Jacobson, p. 85

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