No, this is not a Parsnip! This is a Daikon radish. There are multiple things to do with this. Google “daikon recipe” and you will find a thousand things to do with this vegetable. It is also very healthy and a detoxifier.
I have been slicing it into salads and shredding it in with my coleslaw, cubed into brothy soups, in a beef stir-fry with soy sauce, yummm
- 1 daikon radish
- 1 carrot
- 1 tsp lemon peel
- 2 tbsp sugar
- 1/2 c rice vinegar
- 1 1/2 tsp salt
- 1 tbsp lemon juice
Slice daikon and carrot into thin strips.
In a bowl, mix daikon and carrots. Sprinkle over 1 teaspoon salt and squeeze. Let stand 5 minutes. Rinse through a sieve under cold running water, drain and squeeze well. Cut lemon peel into thin strips and mix with daikon mixture, set aside.
Combine sugar, vinegar, lemon juice and 1/2 teaspoon salt and stir until sugar and salt are dissolved. Pour vinegar mixture over daikon mixture and let stand 1 hour.