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Japanese Tea Leaf Salad
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Total Time: 5 Minutes
Recipe Yields: 2
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  • 2 tbsp. dried gyokuro leaves
  • 34 tsp. rice vinegar
  • 34 tsp. soy sauce
  • 14 tsp. toasted sesame oil
  • Cooked white rice, for serving
  • Sesame seeds, to garnish


  1. In a cup, steep the gyokuro leaves in 3 oz. of water, heated to 140°, for 1 to 2 minutes. Drain the leaves, and, if you like, steep the leaves a second time in the same amount and temperature of water for 30 seconds, then drain again.
  2. In a small bowl, toss the spent tea leaves with the rice vinegar, soy sauce, and sesame oil until well combined. Serve over rice and garnish with sesame seeds.
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