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Romaine Lettuce Ohitashi
Japanese style oil free salad
Photo of Romaine Lettuce Ohitashi: a quick microwave appetizer recipe provided with nutrition facts for a traditional Japanese appetizer
[4 Servings]    Cooking time: 10 minutes

1 bunch of Romaine lettuce, cut into 2-inch lengths

< Ohitashi Sauce >
1 teaspoon chicken bouillon granules, or one cube, crushed
1 tablespoon soy sauce
2 tablespoons water

Photo of Ohitashi sauce made by a microwave oven. 1. Place the <Ohitashi Sauce> ingredients in a microwave-safe bowl and cover with a vented microwave lid. Cook on HIGH (1200W) for 30 seconds. Take out and stir until the chicken bouillon dissolves.

Photo of Romaine lettuce made ready for microwave cooking. 2. In a microwave-safe bowl (4 liter or 4 quart), place the tips of Romaine lettuce leaves in first and have the stem ends on top. (This will cook the lettuce evenly.)

Photo of cooked Romaine lettuce. 3. Place a plate that can fit in the bowl, directly on top of the lettuce, and cook on HIGH (1200W) for 4 minutes.

4. Take out and divide the lettuce on serving plates and sprinkle the <Ohitashi Sauce> over the top.

For how long you should cook with your microwave oven, see Cooking Time vs Wattage Conversion.
For more tips of using Microwave Oven, see Sachiko's Guideline to Microwave Cooking.

Nutrition Facts
One serving contains:
Calories Total Fat Saturated Fat Cholesterol Sodium Carbohydrate Dietary Fiber Protein
22 0.2g 0g 0mg 221mg 4.2g 2.1g 1.6g


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