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Simmered Atsuage with Sweet & Salty Ginger

Simmered Atsuage with Sweet & Salty Ginger

This simmered dish is deeply comforting. Feel free to double up on the broth.

Ingredients: 3-4 servings

Atsuage (silken)
3 blocks
Ginger
20 g
Dashi stock
400ml
Soy sauce
2~3 tablespoons
Sugar
2 tablespoons
Mirin
1 tablespoon

Steps

1. Cut the atsuage into bite-sized pieces. Julienne the ginger.
2. Add the dashi, soy sauce, sugar, mirin, atsuage, and ginger to a pot and turn on the heat. When it comes to a boil, lower the heat to medium and let it simmer for 10 minutes.
3. Stop the heat and let it cool to blend in the flavors. Arrange on a dish and garnish with mitsuba leaves or green onions to finish.

Story Behind this Recipe

I wanted to eat a simple simmered dish, so I made this without meat, just atsuage and ginger.