Spicy Daikon

Serves: 4
Total Calories: 29


1 radish, daikon (12 to 14 ounces)
3 cloves garlic, minced
1 tablespoon ginger, minced fresh
2 teaspoons sugar, or more to taste
1 teaspoon salt, or more to taste
1 to 3 teaspoon paprika, hot or 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper
2 tablespoons rice vinegar, or more to taste
2 teaspoons soy sauce
1 teaspoon sesame oil, Asian (dark)
3 scallion, both white and green parts, trimmed and finely chopped
1 1/2 teaspoons sesame seeds, toasted


1. Peel the radish with a vegetable peeler and cut off the ends, then cut in quarters lengthwise and crosswise into 1/2-inch slices.

2. Combine the garlic, ginger, 2 teaspoons sugar, 1 teaspoon salt, and paprika in a serving bowl and mash together with the back of a wooden spoon. Stir in 2 tablespoons vinegar, the soy sauce, sesame oil, scallions, sesame seeds, and daikon. Let stand for 30 minutes, or as long as 8 hours (if 8 hours, cover and refrigerate).

3. Just before serving, correct the seasoning, adding salt, vinegar, or sugar as necessary, the salad should be highly seasoned.

Serves 4 to 6

Nutritional Facts:

Serves: 4
Total Calories: 29
Calories from Fat: 10

This Spicy Daikon recipe is from the The Barbecue Bible Cookbook. Download this Cookbook today.

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