Horensho Hitashi (Spinach With Toasted Sesame Seeds) Recipe

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Servings: 6


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  1. Bring 5/8 pt water to boil and add in salt. Gather the spinach into a large bouquet, place it in the saucepan, and cover tightly. Cook for 5 min till the upper leaves begin to wilt. Immediately drain and plunge into cool water. Cut away the stalks and throw away. Squeeze the leaves dry.
  2. Cut the leavesinto 1" pcs and squeeze them dry again. Set aside Heat a heavy fry pan till water skitters accross surface. Add in seeds, and hot for 3-4 min, shaking constantly.
  3. Put the dashi, sugar, soy sauce and MSG into a small saucepan, stir and bring to a boil over high heat. Remove from heat and serve.
  4. TO SERVE:Pour sauce over the spinach and toss together to coat leaves. Divide into 6 bowls and sprinkle with sesame seeds.


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Nutrition Facts

Amount Per Serving %DV
Serving Size 86g
Recipe makes 6 servings
Calories 28  
Calories from Fat 8 29%
Total Fat 1.01g 1%
Saturated Fat 0.15g 1%
Trans Fat 0.0g  
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 1110mg 46%
Potassium 462mg 13%
Total Carbs 3.51g 1%
Dietary Fiber 1.9g 6%
Sugars 0.71g 0%
Protein 2.62g 4%
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