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             HORENSHO HITASHI (SPINACH W/ TOASTED SESAME SEEDS)
 
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 Serving Size  : 6    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Japanese                         Salads
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    2 1/2   t            Salt
    2 1/2   t            Sesame Seeds
      1/2   t            Sugar
    1       pn           MSG
    1 1/2   lb           Fresh Spinach
    3       T            Niban Dashi
    1       t            Soy Sauce
 
   Bring 5/8 pt water to boil and add salt.  Gather the spinach into a large
   bouquet, place it in the saucepan, and cover tightly.  Cook for 5 minutes
   until the upper leaves begin to wilt.  Immediately drain and plunge into
   cold water.  Cut away the stalks and discard.  Squeeze the leaves dry.
   Cut the leavesinto 1 pieces and squeeze them dry again.  Set aside
        Heat a heavy fry pan until water skitters accross surface.  Add
   seeds, and warm for 3-4 minutes, shaking constantly.
        Put the dashi, sugar, soy sauce and MSG into a small saucepan, stir
   and bring to a boil over high heat.  Remove from heat and serve.
   TO SERVE:
   Pour sauce over the spinach and toss together to coat leaves. Divide into
   6 bowls and sprinkle with sesame seeds.
  
 
 
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