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Kohaku Namasu

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Kohaku Namasu is a delicious and unique Japanese salad that you can use to add an exotic element to your dinner spread. The Kohaku Namasu is not only visually appeasing but all delicious! Try it!
Ingredients
  Lemons 6 Small
  Rice vinegar 1 Tablespoon
  Sugar 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Julienned peeled daikon 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs) (Japanese White Radish)
  Salt To Taste
  Julienned carrots 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), peeled
Directions

Cut lemons in half.
Squeeze juice into measuring cup.
Scoop out pulp and discard, reserving lemon shells.
Trim bottoms so halves stand upright.
If using within 2 hours, stuff each with damp paper towels.
Add enough vinegar to lemon juice to equal 1/2 cup.
Transfer to small saucepan.
Add sugar and 1/4 teaspoon salt and cook over low heat just until sugar and salt dissolve.
Remove sauce from heat, cover and refrigerate.
Place radish julienne in medium bowl.
Sprinkle lightly with salt.
Let stand 2 to 3 minutes.
Squeeze to wilt slightly; drain well.
Repeat for carrot.
Combine carrot and radish in large bowl.
Pour chilled lemon sauce over vegetables.
Let stand at room temperature at least 30 minutes.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
Japanese
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Chilling
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Vegetable

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