Featured in the Honolulu Star-Advertiser on April 7, 2021.
Recipe compliments of the Kashiwamura Ohana.




  • 6 small or 3 large daikon (Japanese turnips), sliced


  • 2 cups sugar
  • 2 tablespoons salt
  • 3 tablespoons vinegar
  • Yellow food coloring


  1. Slice daikon into medallion-size pieces about 1/8” to 1/4” thick.
  2. In a small bowl, combine marinade ingredients and a few drops of food coloring into a paste.
  3. Place daikon in a jar, then add paste.
  4. Cover and leave at room temperature overnight.
  5. Store in refrigerator after.

Makes about 6 cups.

Approximate Nutrient Analysis per serving:
35 calories, 0 g fat, 0 g saturated fat, 0 mg cholesterol, 300 mg sodium, 0 g carbohydrate, 0 g fiber, 9 g sugar, 0 g protein


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