Steamed Kale with Daikon

Steamed Kale with Daikon

Steamed Kale with Daikon Recipe

By Celia de Flers
Prep time: 5 minutes
Cook time: 5 minutes
Servings: 2 servings


  • 1 bunch lacinato kale, chopped with stems
  • 1/2 medium daikon radish, chopped into 1/2 inch chunks
  • 1 tbsp tamari
  • 1 tsp toasted sesame oil
  • 1 tbsp brown rice vinegar
  • 1 tbsp agave syrup


  • Heat a medium sized pot with 2 inches of water.
  • When the water boils, add kale and daikon radish, blanch for 2 minutes.
  • Drain in a colander and transfer to a large mixing bowl.
  • Add all other ingredients and mix well, tasting to adjust amounts to your desire.


This dish includes all of the five tastes: Sweet, sour, bitter, salty, and pungent. It can be helpful in bringing balance to the system after a period of not-so-healthy eating.

For variations:
- Add some dulse flakes and sesame seeds.
- Add some toasted pumpkin seeds or walnuts.
- Also try adding other vegetables you like such as cauliflower, broccoli, string beans, or asparagus
- Pair this dish with steamed fish.
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