“Salad with Plum Dressing”

Ingredients (4 servings)

1 cucumber
2 Japanese gingers
1/2 celery
2 turnips
1 pack radish sprouts
4 crab sticks
Plum jello
A 1TBSP ready-made plum puree
200cc dashi, stock
1 + 1/2TBSP sugar
2g powder agar
B 1TBSP vinegar
1TBSP light soy sauce
Plum dressing
1TBSP ready- made plum puree
1/2 TBSP soy sauce
1TBSP sugar
1tsp mirin(sweet rice wine for cooking)

 Cut cucumbers, Japanese gingers, celery and turnips into fine strips.  Cut radish sprouts into 4 cm length. Divide crab sticks into fine strips with hands.
 Put vegetables in cold water to keep fresh.
 Prepare plum dressing. Put A in a pan and cook for 2 or 3 minutes while mixing. Add B to season if you like. Pour into a container and preserve in the fridge. When it sets, cut into 1cm cube.
 Drain . Add crab sticks and combine roughly. Mix with plum dressing before serving.
 Mix and plum jello gently.


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