Shiitake Dashi

READY IN: 30mins
Recipe by rsarahl

Vegetarian dashi. It is a nice broth in its own right but is also a base for countless soups. So simple, so good.

Top Review by PinkCherryBlossom

I found this made a very strong flavoured dashi - perfect for flavouring. I dont think I could handle this as a soup though. i have frozen mine in 35ml lumps ready to add to other dishes

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Place kombu in pot of water and slowly bring to a simmer over medium high heat, but do not boil; about 10 minutes on the stove.
  2. Remove the kombu just before the pot boils and add the dried mushrooms.
  3. Boil for 1 minute, then turn off the heat and let the pot sit, uncovered, for 20 minutes.
  4. Remove the mushrooms and store the dashi for use in another recipe, or prepare it as a simple soup by adding the soy sauce, salt to taste and sliced green onion.

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