Oshitashi (Japanese Spinach Salad With Roasted Sesame)

“From Nora Pouillon, this salad pairs beautifully with grilled shrimp, seared tuna or other fish or seafood.”
READY IN:
20mins
SERVES:
4
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Toast the sesame seeds in a skillet until lightly colored. Cool.
  2. Add the spinach to a large saucepan of boiling water and cook 2 to 3 minutes until wilted.
  3. Have an ice bath ready.
  4. Drain the spinach in a colander, shock in the ice bath (to retain color of spinach), then drain again.
  5. Squeeze dry and place in a bowl.
  6. Mix the cooked spinach with the soy sauce, mirin and sesame seeds.
  7. Serve at room temperature.

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