Spinach gomaae is a super easy and quick Japanese side dish that goes perfectly with many dishes! It's healthy and delicious!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time5 mins
Total Time15 mins
- 200 g Spinach
- Pinch of salt
- 2 tbs white sesame seeds
- 1 tbs peanut butter
- 1 tsp sugar
- 1 tsp Mirin
- 2 tsp soy sauce
Place the sesame seeds, sugar, mirin, and soy sauce in a mortar and grind them all together and set aside.
Boil water in a large pot and add the spinach bunch in (from the stem side first) and cook for about 1 minute.
Take the spinach out and put immediately in icy cold water to avoid the spinach being cooked further.
Squeeze out the excess water and cut the spinach about 5 cm long.
Add the spinach to the mortar and toss together with the sesame sauce.
Serve in a small bowl and sprinkle more sesame seeds on top.
Spinach can be replaced with other Japanese vegetables such as Shyungiku.
Calories: 68kcal | Carbohydrates: 5g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 4g | Sodium: 235mg | Potassium: 326mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 4690IU | Vitamin C: 14mg | Calcium: 93mg | Iron: 2.2mg