Japanese Tuna and Radish Pasta with Citrus Sauce

3:10 pm on 27 January 2012


  • pasta (any)
  • tin of tuna in spring water
  • 1/3 daikon (chinese radish)

Sauce Ingredients :

  • 100 ml soy sauce
  • 100 ml mirin sauce
  • 100 ml cooking sake
  • 30 ml white vinegar
  • 1/2 tsp dashi (bonito flavored seasoning) 
  • 3 TBSP Lemon Juice


Boil the water in a large pot and cook pasta as per desired

Drain water, set aside

Drain the spring water from the tin of tuna and set aside

Peel off the daikon skin and grate and set aside

To make sauce

In a small pot, bring to boil mirin sauce and cooking sake so alcohol is evaporated

Turn off heat and add remaining ingredients once cooled down.

Mix together

To Serve

On a plate or bowl put the pasta in first, followed by a handful of radish and the tuna as desired.

Pour the sauce over to serve.

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