Mizuna Asian Salad With Miso Dressing

Enjoy this fresh Asian salad for a light lunch.

4 cups mizuna greens
1/2 cup finely julienned radish
6 fresh shiitake mushrooms, sliced
1/2 cup finely julienned green onions

Miso Dressing
2 tbsp red miso
1/4 cup boiling water
1 tbsp mirin
1 tsp soy sauce
2 tbsp rice wine vinegar
1 tbsp sesame oil
1/4 tsp fresh ground pepper
1/2 cup toasted sesame seeds


Step 1: Rinse and dry greens and toss with chopped radish, mushrooms and onions.

Step 2: Place miso in a small bowl. Pour the boiling water over the miso, stirring well to incorporate.

Step 3: Add the mirin, soy sauce, rice wine vinegar and sesame oil. Sprinkle in the pepper and mix well.

Step 4: Drizzle 4-5 tbsp of dressing over the mixed salad greens and toss gently until well coated. Serve on individual plates garnished with sesame seeds.

Andrew Grinton