Braised Burdock & Carrot Kinpira

recipe recipe wood element spring wood element Jan 18, 2021


  • 1 cup Burdock Root
  • 1 cup Carrot
  • 2 Tbsp cooking oil
  • 3 Tbsp Sesame oil
  • 2 Tbsp Sesame Seeds
  • 1 cup Dashi
  • 4 Tbsp Sake
  • 1- 1 -½ Tbsp Sugar
  • 2 Tbsp Mirin
  • 3 Tbsp Soy Sauce


Peel back the outer layer of burdock root and cut into thin matchsticks. Place in cold water with a few drops of vinegar until ready to cook to preserve any oxidation process. Peel carrots and cut into matchbook size. Heat oil in a large skillet and saute burdock over medium high heat. Add in Carrots after a few minutes and saute for 2-3 minutes.


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