Spinach Ohitashi

Spinach is a super food packed with tons of nutrients in a low calorie package. And this dish, Spinach Ohitashi is simple and really refreshing.

What you need; 4 servings

  • 1 bunch of washed spinach
  • 3 tablespoons of Dashi stock (please see my August 29th post for dashi stock recipe)
  • 1 tablespoon of soy sauce
  • Roasted sesame seeds

How to;

  1. In a large pot, bring enough water to a boil to cover the spinach.
  2. Add a pinch of salt to the boiling water and add the spinach. Boil for only 1-2 minutes until still crunchy. Remove the spinach, chill them into very cold water, drain, gently squeeze water out from the spinach and set aside.
  3. In a small bowl, mix dashi, soy sauce and set aside.
  4. Cut the spinach about 1 1/2 inches long.
  5. Arrange the spinach to 4 small plates and sprinkle some sesame seeds.
  6. Pour a tablespoon of dashi and soy sauce mixture and serve!



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