1kg whole bonito, 4 shallots, 2 carrots, 1 courgette, firm, 1 cucumber, 1 tomato, 2 spring onions, 40 mint leaves, 200g rice, 5 tablespoons rice, 3 tablespoons lime juice, 6 tablespoons yuzu juice, 9 tablespoons fish sauce, 2 to 4 hot red chillies, 2 teaspoons cane sugar powder...
Before starting this Grilled Bonito, Crunchy Salad with Toasted Rice and Yuzu recipe, make sure you have organised all the necessary ingredients. For the Japanese-style rice: Measure the rice first, as this will determine the amount of water needed. Use a measuring cup rather than a scale, as we want to know the volume, not the weight. 200 grams of rice equals 20 cl on the graduation for liquids. Rinse the rice with cold running water a few times to get rid of the starch.
Use clean water for this operation. ...