An Ultra-Easy Way to Make Dashi Stock for Lazy People!
Just leave it in the refrigerator, and you can make dashi stock easily! Use the dashi for miso soup, dashimaki tamago (rolled omelette), and all kinds of traditional Japanese dishes.You can really make delicious dashi stock with no effort! Give it a go! The photo actually shows a partially used batch.
Make ready a container that you'd make barley tea or ice tea in.
Add the ingredients in the combination of your choice, and that's it!
Kombu and bonito flakes, kombu and dried shiitake mushrooms! Use any combination of ingredients you'd like.
Put all the ingredients in the container, add cold or hot water, leave for about 6 hours, and voila! You have delicious dashi stock!
Story Behind this Recipe
I'm basically lazy... but this is actually easy and delicious!
Store in the refrigerator and just take out to use. The longer you keep it, the more flavorful the dashi will be!! It lasts for quite a long time, so you can make it every day if you like. Use the kombu or shiitake mushrooms used to make the dashi in simmered dishes! 2 birds, no 3 birds with 1 stone!! You can use the dashi in any kind of cooking, Japanese, Chinese or Western dishes. Use it for your everyday miso soups!