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My Family's Pickled Plums and Bonito Flakes

My Family's Pickled Plums and Bonito Flakes

This is easy to make and can be added to onigiri rice balls or fried rice, etc. It's convenient to make a lot and keep it for when you need it.

Ingredients

Umeboshi
5-6
Red shiso leaves
as needed
Bonito flakes
5 g
★Soy sauce
1/2 teaspoon
★Sake
1 teaspoon
Toasted white sesame seeds
1 teaspoon

Steps

1. Remove the pits from the umeboshi and chop them with a knife. Shred the shiso leaves finely.
2. Put the umeboshi and shiso in a bowl and mix in the ingredients marked ★. Mix in the bonito flakes and white sesame seeds.

Story Behind this Recipe

My mother taught me this recipe.