Shabu Shabu Pork Salad


Are you craving shabu-shabu, but not really looking for the heat involved in putting a hot plate in the center of your dining room table while it’s still sweaty outside? Why not make a salad version instead? This salad is built to satisfy that desire for sweet and savory shabu shabu pork, while highlighting two veggies that are at their peak during the summer months-- crisp and refreshing mizuna lettuce, and sweet, ripe cherry tomatoes. And to top it all off, it comes with instructions on how to create a tasty sesame dressing that can be made with or without the seeds. Bring the delightful flavor of shabu shabu pork to your table with this salad recipe-- one that is as simple as it is delicious!


Pork Shabu Shabu Salad

Serves: 2

Prep time: 5 minutes

Cook time: 10 minutes

Total: 15 minutes


Ingredients:

Solids:

4oz mugifuji pork kiriotoshi

½ medium sized cabbage

5-6 cherry tomatoes

1 cucumber

Aoshiso/ohba leaves thinly sliced, as garnish


Shabu Shabu broth:

1 quart water

2 tbsp Ryorishu cooking sake

1 tsp salt


Salad dressing:

3 tbsp Japanese mayonnaise (American style can technically work, but Japanese style has a much better texture/flavor for this dish)

2 tbsp soy sauce

1 tbsp rice vinegar

½ tbsp sugar

1 tsp sesame oil

2 tbsp sesame seeds (optional, but adds to the texture)

**If you want to save some time and purchase dressing, we highly recommend using a combination of our Kewpie Roasted Sesame dressing and our Aojiso dressing! Together they taste just like this dressing from scratch!**


Instructions: