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KONNYAKU NOODLE SALAD WITH SWEET & SOUR DRESSING

最終更新: 9月28日







My Low carb and rich in fiber noodle salad!!

I’m using KONYAKU NOODLE instead of using regular noodle.

Konyaku is made of type of yum which contains full of fiber. It is also known as a low-carb ingredients. Some people make a pasta with it. It can be any kind of noodle substitution.

You can find konnyaku any of Japanese local supermarket in Japan.

How about your country?


Even though, Konnyaku is not available, dressing I’m going to introduce here will go with any type of vegetables.

If you want to stick to noodles, swapping to vegetable noodles are smart option.

If you are not seeking for the low carb, swapping for the rice noodle is an another option!


I hope you can try making dressing for add more variation to your salad.



Toss everything when you eat it!






<KONNYAKU NOODLE SALAD WITH SWEET & SOUR DRESSING>



<Yield> 5 servings


<Prep time> 5 mins


<Cook time> 7 mins


<Ingredients>

230g/ 1½ cup of konnyaku noodle

¼ carrot

½ cucumber

100g/ 1 cup of bean sprout

4 crab sticks



・Dressing

3 tbsp of rice vinegar without MSG

2 tbsp of sugar/ honey

½ tsp of salt

2 tbsp of soy sauce

3 tbsp of Toasted sesame oil

1 tbsp of grounded sesame seed



<Optional toppings>

thinly sliced egg omelette

coriander

ham

avocado

chili oil

Japanese mustard



<Directions>

1:Mix all the dressings listed above.


2:Shred the cucumber and carrot in match sticks. Sprinkle the salt on carrot and massage them well. Leave it for 10mins. When it starts to wilt, squeeze the excess moisture. Blanch bean sprouts for 30 seconds and let it cool down.



3: Boil the konyaku noodle for 1min to remove the earthy smell. Drain and let it cool down.



4: On your plate, make a bed of Konyaku noodle, then pile cucumber, carrot, crab sticks by shredding them, and bean sprout. Drizzle dressing over. Garnish some coriander. Ready to be enjoyed.

Toss everything together and dig in!!

Together with Japanese mustard and chili oil is my favorite way to eat.



<Note>

Variations:

-the vegetable can be anything eaten as raw.

-If you are plant based, perfectly ok to leave crab stick.


Suggestions:

-Konnyaku itself has a strong earthy flavor. Make sure to remove it by boiling for 1min.



<Storage time>

Store it in a airtight container in the fridge for 3 days.



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Love to see your creations!




2020/ 04/25 MIWA

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