← Back to Search Results
slow cooking Japanese
Japanese Stock

Photo by: Joseph De Leo
Comments: 0
 

Recipe

This is a richer and somewhat less austere stock than Dashi. It may also be used for cooking vegetables and for making Japanese soups.

Yield: Makes 2 2/3 cups

Ingredients

  • 8 medium-sized dried shiitake (or Chinese black) mushrooms
  • 6 scallions, each cut into 3 sections
  • 2 carrots, trimmed, peeled, and each cut into 3 sections
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 1 4-inch square of kombu
  • 2 teaspoons Japanese soy sauce
  • ¼ teaspoon sugar
  • 1 teaspoon mirin
  • ½ teaspoon sesame oil

Directions

Rinse off the mushrooms quickly.

In a small pot, combine the mushrooms, scallions, carrots, 3 cups water, and ¼ teaspoon of the salt.

Cover and simmer gently on a low flame for 30 minutes. Wipe the kombu lightly with a damp cloth and put into the pot. Simmer for 1 minute.

Turn off the heat and strain the stock immediately through three layers of cheesecloth.

Add the remaining ¼ teaspoon salt, soy sauce, sugar, mirin, and sesame oil to the stock. Stir to mix.

Notes

From: Japan


© 1981 Madhur Jaffrey
 

Nutritional Information

Nutrients per serving (% daily value)

Nutritional information is based on 8 servings.

9kcal (0%)
238mg (10%)
1g
0g
0g (0%)
0g
0g (0%)
0g
0g
0mg (0%)
1g
0g
4mg
29mg
64mcg RAE (2%)
1mg (1%)
6mg (1%)
0mg (1%)
 

Would you like to leave a comment about this recipe?

Notify me of new comments on this recipe. Add comment

We'd love to hear what you think!

Please or to add a comment to this recipe.
 

Sign up for
The Cookstr Weekly

Free handpicked cookbook recipes delivered straight to your inbox

Explore Cookbooks on Cookstr

the-south-american-table-the-flavor-and-soul-of-authentic-home-cooking-from-patagonia-to-rio-de-janeiro-with-450-recipes The South American Table: T...
by Maria Baez Kijac
baked-new-frontiers-in-baking Baked: New Frontiers in Baking
by Matt Lewis, Renato Poliafito
le-bernardin-cookbook Le Bernardin Cookbook
by Eric Ripert, Maguy Le Coze
american-vegan-kitchen American Vegan Kitchen
by Tamasin Noyes
lucindas-authentic-jamaican-kitchen Lucinda's Authentic Jamaica...
by Lucinda Scala Quinn
down-home-with-the-neelys-a-southern-family-cookbook Down Home with the Neelys: ...
by Gina Neely, Pat Neely
the-deen-bros-take-it-easy-quick-and-affordable-meals-the-whole-family-will-love The Deen Bros. Take It Easy...
by Bobby Deen, Jamie Deen
the-splendid-tables-how-to-eat-weekends The Splendid Table's How to...
by Sally Swift, Lynne Rosetto Kasper
everyday-chinese-cooking Everyday Chinese Cooking
by Katie Chin, Leeann Chin
fresh-from-the-farmers-market-year-round-recipes-for-the-pick-of-the-crop Fresh from the Farmers' Mar...
by Janet Fletcher
spice Spice
by Ana Sortun
flavor Flavor
by Rocco DiSpirito
american-masala American Masala
by Suvir Saran
Close_overlay

Thanks for signing up!

You'll receive an activation email in your inbox shortly. Don't forget to click that link and activate your new Cookstr.com account!

Already a member? Sign in here
Close_overlay

Sign up for Cookstr!

  • Receive a free, handpicked selection of recipes in your inbox weekly
  • Save, share and comment on your favorite recipes in My Cookstr
  • Get updates on new cookbooks, Cookstr features, and other exclusives we know you'll love
Spinner
By signing up you accept the
Terms of Use and Privacy Policy
New to Cookstr? Sign up here
Close_overlay
close
Thanks for commenting!
Would you like to share your comment on Facebook or Twitter?