Potato and Shiso Salad

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Appears in
Living Shojin Ryori

By Danny Chu

Published 2018

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Shiso leaves come in green or purple. Its distinctive, vibrant taste adds a refreshing touch to this salad with a tangy pickled plum and wasabi dressing.


  • 150 g (5⅓ oz) potato
  • 6 shiso leaves


Remove the pit from the umezuke and crush the flesh, then add sake, soy sauce, sesame oil and wasabi. Mix well and set aside.

Remove and discard stems of the shiso leaves. Chiffonade shiso leaves.

Wash potato thoroughly and julienne. Soak in water for 10–15 minutes and drain well.

Boil a pot of water and add potato sticks. Simmer for about 2–3 minutes. Remove and