Make Kombu Shiitake Dashi (Stock)

Make Kombu Shiitake Dashi (Stock)

Kombu shiitake dashi (stock) is an excellent macrobiotic soup stock and can be used as a base for dozens of recipes.
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  • Serves: 8 persons



  1. Step 1

    Gather the ingredients.
  2. Step 2

    Wipe kombu with a clean, damp cloth.
  3. Step 3

    Heat water and kombu in a medium saucepan and bring to a high simmer. Do not boil.
  4. Step 4

    Remove kombu from liquid and discard the kombu.
  5. Step 5

    Add mushrooms, reduce heat to low, and simmer gently, uncovered, for 30 minutes.
  6. Step 6

    Stir in mirin, shoyu or tamari, and ginger.
  7. Step 7

    Strain broth, reserving mushrooms for another use (for example, sliced in a bowl of noodles or added to a vegetable soup.)