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Refreshing Chilled Tomato in Dashi Stock

Refreshing Chilled Tomato in Dashi Stock

Peeled tomatoes are marinated in dashi stock for a day in the refrigerator.

Ingredients: 4 servings

Tomatoes
500 g
Dashi stock
500 g
* Soy sauce
1 tablespoon
* Mirin
2 tablespoons
* Sake
1 tablespoon
* Salt
1/4 teaspoon
Ginger
about 5 cm
Green onions or scallions
To taste

Steps

1. Heat the dashi stock in a pot with the * ingredients. Leave to cool. Finely julienne the ginger.
2. Put small cuts into the tomato skins. Submerge the tomatoes in a pot of boiling water and take out when the skins burst (You can peel off the skins from the split part.)
3. Chill the tomatoes into a bowl of cold water. Take them out and peel the skins.
4. Submerge tomatoes in the cooled dashi stock. Add ginger and marinate in the refrigerator for a day.
5. Transfer the tomatoes, ginger and a generous portion of dashi stock to serving plates. Sprinkle with chopped green onions. The dashi is delicious too, so drink up!

Story Behind this Recipe

I recreated a dish that I had at a kaiseki restaurant (traditional multi-course meal) inn.