Kimpira gobo

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Kimpira gobo

It is Japanese basic Japanese food.It is Kimpira gobo.Kimpira is the name of the legendary person.He ate Kimpira gobo in a story.Gobo is burdock.It is a Japanese food made of chopped burdock root cooked in soy sauce and sesame oil.Since a burdock root was thought to be a nutritious food,the people was known for a being strong.This food will give you a lot of energy.
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  • 1 burdock
  • 1/2 carrot
  • 1 red hot pepper
  • 1 tbsp(15 ml) sesame oil
  • 1 cup(200 ml) soup stock
  • 2 tbsp(30 ml) sake
  • 2 tsp(10 ml) sugar
  • 1/4 tsp(1.25 ml) salt
  • 1/2 tbsp(7.5 ml) soy sauce

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  1. Scrape off the burdock skin and cut it into long, thin shavings.Put the shavings in water for 10 minutes and drain.
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  3. Julienne the carrot.
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  5. Remove seeds from the red pepper and cut it into thinly sliced rings.
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  7. Heat the sesame oil, and stir-fly the red pepper and the burdock, carrot over high heat.
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  9. When the moisture evaporates and the oil has seeped in, add the seasonings in soup stock, sake, sugar, salt, soy sauce.
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  11. Stir from time to time on medium heat until the moisture is gone.
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It is more yummy when you eat after cooling it.