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All-Purpose Mentsuyu

This is an easy and delicious mentsuyu. It's inexpensive and delicious!

Ingredients: 400 ml worth

Soy sauce
250 ml
Mirin
250 ml
Sake
50 ml
Kombu
5 cm x 10 cm
Bonito flakes
25 g

Steps

1. Lightly wash and pat dry the konbu. Combine the ingredients in a pot.
2. Let it sit for two hours, then turn on the heat. Bring it to a boil, then simmer on very low heat for 3 minutes.
3. Strain and let cool. Once cooled, pour into a jar sterilized by boiling water and let cool. Once cooled, store in the refrigerator.
4. To use in udon or soba, thin with 6 times the amount of water.
5. For use on cold udon, thin with 4 times the amount of water. Recipe ID: 1491889
6. For zaru udon, zaru soba, hiyamugi noodles, or soumen, thin with 2 times the amount of water.

Story Behind this Recipe

This is an easy mentsuyu. It's much cheaper than buying it!