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seared green onion with butter

  • Serves: 1
  • Calories: 127 kcal
  • Total Time: 10 m
    • Prep: 5 m
    • Cook: 5 m
  • Japanese: Negi no batā-itame
Seared Green Onion with Butter


  • 3 1/2 ounces fresh long green onions
  • (negi) or young leeks
  • 1/3 ounce butter
  • 1/2 tablespoon salt
Step 1

step 1:

Wash the long green onion (or leek). Cut into about 2 in. wide pieces.

Step 2

step 2:

Heat the butter in a frying pan and sear the long green onion (or young leek) pieces on medium heat.

Step 3

step 3:

When they become soft, add the salt.

Negi no batā-itame


Fresh long green onions (negi) usually taste bitter, but when seared become a little less bitter and have a sweet taste. The combined taste of seared long green onions (or leeks), butter and salt is very delicious.