Sweet Simmered Mushrooms (Shiitake No Nimono)

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READY IN: 50mins
SERVES: 2
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • Mushrooms
  • 4
    dried shiitake mushrooms (medium to large)
  • Simmering Sauce
  • 1
    cup water
  • 12
    teaspoon instant dashi stock (dashi-no-moto powder)
  • 2
    tablespoons sugar
  • 2
    tablespoons mirin
  • 2
    tablespoons soy sauce
  • 2
    tablespoons sake
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DIRECTIONS

  • Place mushrooms in a medium bowl; add warm water to cover and soak for 30 minutes.
  • Meanwhile, mix simmering sauce ingredients in a small saucepan.
  • Squeeze mushrooms dry. Cut off and discard the stems. Add mushroom caps to sauce, Bring to a boil over medium-high heat. Reduce heat to medium-low and simmer 15 to 20 minutes or until liquid has almost all evaporated and mushrooms are well-seasoned. Serve warm or at room temperature. Divide with remaining liquid between 2 small serving bowls.
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