Oshitashi (Japanese Spinach Salad With Roasted Sesame)

READY IN: 20mins
Recipe by Chef Kate

From Nora Pouillon, this salad pairs beautifully with grilled shrimp, seared tuna or other fish or seafood.

Top Review by evewitch

This was easy and good.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Toast the sesame seeds in a skillet until lightly colored. Cool.
  2. Add the spinach to a large saucepan of boiling water and cook 2 to 3 minutes until wilted.
  3. Have an ice bath ready.
  4. Drain the spinach in a colander, shock in the ice bath (to retain color of spinach), then drain again.
  5. Squeeze dry and place in a bowl.
  6. Mix the cooked spinach with the soy sauce, mirin and sesame seeds.
  7. Serve at room temperature.

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