Tasty flavor combination
Double-lid donabe rice cooker, Kamado-san
4 - 5
- 5 oz (150 g) daikon, julienned into about 1/8″ (3 mm)-thick 2″ (5 cm)-long pieces
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 2 rice-cups (360 ml) short grain rice, rinsed
- 1 1/3 cups (320 ml) dashi
- 2 tablespoons sake
- 4 oz (120 g) soybean sprouts
- 2 tablespoons soy sauce
- 1 1/2 teaspoons fresh lemon juice
- 1 teaspoon roasted sesame oil
- 1 small clove garlic, finely grated
- 1 1/2 teaspoon scallion, thinly sliced crosswise
- 1 teaspoon roasted white sesame seeds
- In Kamado-san, combine the sliced daikon with the salt. Toss by hand.
- Add the rice over the daikon and pour the dashi and sake. Spread with the soybean sprouts over the rice. Let the rice soak for 20 minutes.
- Cover Kamado-san with both lids and cook for 13 - 15 minutes, or until 2 - 3 minutes after the steam starts puffing out of the top lid.
- Turn off the heat and let it stand for 20 minutes.
- Meanwhile, in a small bowl, combine all the ingredients for the sauce and stir well. Set aside.
- Uncover Kamado-san and fluff the contents with a rice paddle. Serve the rice into individual bowls and drizzle some of the sauce to enjoy.
- For the sauce, you can substitute the scallion with minced nira (garlic chives) or use combination, for another tasty variation.
About the measurements used in our recipes
For rice measurement, traditional Japanese rice measurement is used.
- 1 rice-cup = 3/4 US cup = 180 ml
Other conversions (US to metric measures)
1 cup = 240 ml1
1 inch (1") = 2.5 cm
1 ounce (1 oz) = 30 ml