All-Purpose Japanese Leek and Oil Sauce - Great with Steamed Chicken



  1. 1 Japanese leek
  2. 1/2 tsp Coarse salt
  3. 2 tbsp Sesame oil
  4. 1 slice Chicken ham


  1. Cut the whole Japanese leek diagonally into thin slices.
  2. Transfer into a container, and mix with salt and sesame oil.
  3. Leave it for about 0.5~1 hour.
  4. (I used 2 leeks in the picture.)
  5. When it's wilted, it's done.
  6. You can keep it in the fridge for 1~2 days.
  7. It's delicious to serve on top of chicken ham.
  8. (Refer to "" for the chicken ham.)
  9. Serving on a single plate makes it look like a cafe-style dish.
  10. Tear the chicken ham (or steamed chicken), and mix with shichimi spice and white sesame seeds.
  11. It's a great way to prepare an easy drinking appetizer.
  12. It's delicious as a garnish on natto and tofu, mixed in pasta, or sprinkled on ramen.
  13. It's an all-purpose topping.