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Spinach Japanese Style

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Spinach Japanese Style tastes great and is an easy to make recipe. Spinach Japanese Style tastes better with sesame seeds and must be tried at home.
Ingredients
  Spinach 1 1⁄4 Pound
  Japanese soy sauce 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Sugar 1 Teaspoon
  Monosodium glutamate 1 Pinch
  Katzuobushi 6 Tablespoon
  White sesame seeds 6 Tablespoon
Directions

GETTING READY
1 Trim the spinach leaves, picking out the small leaves with thin, tender stalks.
2 Wash them thoroughly.

MAKING
3 In a large saucepan of boiling salted water, blanch the spinach for a maximum of 2 minutes.
4 Drain very thoroughly.
5 Allow to cool.
6 Do not squeeze out the moisture.
7 For the sauce: In a saucepan, mix the soy sauce with 3 tbsp water, sugar, and monosodium glutamate, if used.
8 Heat gently, stirring, until the sugar has completely dissolved.
9 Let cool.

SERVING
10 On 4 individual serving plates, arrange the spinach.
11 Moisten with the soy dressing.
12 Sprinkle with Katzuobushi or the sesame seeds and serve.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Japanese
Course: 
Side Dish
Dish: 
Salad
Ingredient: 
Spinach
Interest: 
Party, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
25 Minutes
Ready In: 
35 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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