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Easy How to Cook Aburaage for Kitsune Udon

Easy How to Cook Aburaage for Kitsune Udon

Simmered aburaage is easy to cook and so useful Enjoy them on kitsune udon, as well as for inari sushi! You can make a large batch and freeze them too.

Ingredients: uses 4 pieces of aburaage

Aburaage
4 pieces
Dashi stock
150 ml
Sugar
3 tablespoons
Soy sauce
1 1/2 tablespoons
Mirin
1 tablespoon
Udon Noodle Soup Recipe ID: 1770667

Steps

1. To make aburaage for inari sushi, cut each piece in half diagonally. Put into plenty of boiling water to remove the oil on the surface, and drain.
2. Put the dashi stock and flavoring ingredients in a pan over low heat. Add the cut aburaage from Step 1.
3. Put a small lid or a sheet of aluminum foil that sits right on top of the aburaage (otoshibuta or drop lid), and simmer until there is very little moisture left in the pan.
4. Done! You can wrap them up and freeze them.
5. Use as a topping for kitsune udon!
6. Use these for inari sushi!

Story Behind this Recipe

It's convenient to have a lot of precooked simmered aburaage on hand for making kitsune udon or inari sushi, so I make them in a way my family loves.