Donko Shiitake Ethnic Salad

If you add seasonings and wait a little while, the flavors are absorbed and it becomes easy to eat. Recipe provided by Hattori Nutrition College.

Ingredients (Ingredients (for four people):)

  • 8 Dried Shiitake (donko)
  • 4cm (200g) daikon radish
  • 4cm (30g) carrot
  • 1/3 tsp salt
  • 1 Tbsp vegetable oil
  • 20g peanuts (or cashew nuts)
  • 10g dried shrimp
  • 1/2 bunch (10g) coriander
  • 1Tbsp fish sauce-A
  • as required red chili peppers, finely chopped-A
  • 1 Tbsp vinegar-A
  • 1 Tbsp sugar-A
  • 1 Tbsp lime juice
  • 1 Coriander


Rehydrate the dried Shiitake in plenty of water and slice into long thin strips the same thickness as the daikon. Stir fry in the vegetable oil until they turn a roasted color.
Slice the daikon radish and carrot into strips 4cm in length. Salt, and leave aside for a little while. Squeeze to remove the water that emerges.
Roughly chop the peanuts, coriander and dried shrimp.
Add the seasonings from A , and when the taste is absorbed, cut the heat and add the lime juice.
Add ④, the peanuts, dried shrimp, dried Shiitake, and coriander, to the squeezed daikon and carrot from ②, and mix together.
Serve in a dish and garnish with coriander to taste.


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