Marinated Tokyo Turnips

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Courtesy of Capay Valley Farm Shop

INGREDIENTS
1 bunch of turnips, scrubbed trimmed & sliced in ¼–inch rounds
½ cup rice or white vinegar
1 teaspoon sugar
½ teaspoon salt + more to taste
water to cover
¼ cup sesame seeds, toasted (optional)

PREPARATION

  • If turnips are tough, peel before slicing. Combine sugar, salt and vinegar in a medium-sized bowl and stir until sugar is dissolved.
  • Add turnips and add water to cover.
  • Stir to combine. Allow to stand for 15 minutes.
  • Remove the turnips from the liquid, add toasted sesame seeds and toss.
  • Serve over noodles or rice or alongside another dish.

Serves 3–4. Cook time, 25 minutes.

 

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