Kimpira Gobo

1 lb gobo, shredded or cut into matchsticks

3 c water

1 tbsp vinegar

1 tsp salt


1 tbsp (or more) dried shrimp

3 tbsp shoyu

3 tbsp sugar

3 tbsp sake

1 chili pepper, seeds removed

Combine water, vinegar, and salt. As soon as gobo is shredded or cut, place in water mixture. Drain. Heat oil in a skillet. Add dried shrimp and saute a few minutes. Add gobo and remaining ingredients. Stir-fry until all liquid is absorbed.