Some Oroshi (White-Radish and Red-Pepper Garnish)

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Title: Some Oroshi (White-Radish and Red-Pepper Garnish)
Yield: 1 Servings
Categories: Japanese, Sauces


3" round section daikon
6 tb Pon-su (equal soy-lemon juic
4 Takano Tjume (Whole red pepp
2 Spring onions, chopped

Make 4 openings in the flat side of the daikon with chopsticks or the tip
of a knife. Insert a red pepper deep into each opening, so that the tip
is level with the daikon. Set aside for at least 4 hours. The daikon's
moisture will reconstitute the pepper and the pepper will have spiced the
daikon. Grate the daikon, divide into 6 equal parts, and roll into a
small ball.
Pour the pon-su (equal parts soy-sauce and lemon juice) and add a ball to
each dish. garnish with onion and serve with sashimi.

From "Recipes-The Cooking of Japan" from Time-Life International, c1965.