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Kimpira | Stir-fry burdock and carrot

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Kimpira is one of my favorite veggie side dish. Have you ever taster this? Or some of you may have seen them in a bento box. I want to eat this at every meal and everyday. Kimpira is a stir-fry veggie dish with say sauce, mirin, sake and sugar. But Kimpira usually with burdock and carrot. You can cut into various sizes and shapes. When I feel like biting chunks, I cut them into big pieces. I hope you enjoy this simple and easy dish!

Ingredients(2 servings):

1 Burdock
1 Carrot
1 Tbsp  Sesame oil

1 cup (200ml) Dashi soup stock
2 Tbsp (30ml) Sake
2 Tbsp (30ml) Mirin
1 Tbsp (15ml) Soy sauce
2 tsp (10ml) Sugar
Pinch of Salt


1. Scrape off the burdock and carrot skin and cut it into long, thin shavings. Put burdock shavings in a water for 10 minutes and drain.
2. Heat the sesame oil, and stir-fry veggies with high heat.
3. When the moisture evaporates and the oil has seeped in, add the seasonings (A). Stir from time to time on medium heat until the moisture is gone.

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