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How To Make Shiraga Negi

Course: How to
Cuisine: Japanese
Keyword: green onion, negi
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 10 minutes
Author: Nami

Here is the simple instruction on how to slice Tokyo Negi (Japanese long green onion) into Shiraga Negi (white thin strips) for garnishing.




  1. Cut the white part of Tokyo Negi into 2 inch lengths and make an incision lengthwise.
    Shiraga Negi 1
  2. Remove the soft green core. Keep the soft green core for other cooking.
    Shiraga Negi 2
  3. Stack up the white part of Tokyo Negi.
    Shiraga Negi 3
  4. Cut the white part thinly into ulienne strips.
    Shiraga Negi 4
  5. If you want to make Shiraga Negi curly, soak them in cold water for 10 minutes and drain well. Now it's ready for garnishing.
    Shiraga Negi 5

Recipe Notes

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