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Okra and Pickled Plum (Umeboshi) Salad
Ingredients (serves 4)
8 small okra pods
2 pickled plums
1 Tbsp. soy sauce
1 tsp. salt
- Blanch the okra for about 1 minute in boiling water with salt added to it.
- Cool the okra under cold running water.
- Crush the okra lightly into chunks with a rolling pin or meat mallet (or cut diagonally into wedges while rotating the okra with each cut).
- Toss the okra with the soy sauce and arrange on a serving dish.
- Remove the pit from the pickled plums and mince into a paste with a knife. Garnish the okra with the pickled plum paste.
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