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Store-bought Japanese soba noodle dipping sauce is available in many countries now.

Do you know Japanese soba noodle dipping sauce can be made at home pretty easily?

It's fresh, not too salty, and no additives.

Japanese soba noodle dipping sauce is very flavorful , so that it has been used in many Japanese dishes such as Gyudon(Japanese beef bowl), Nikujyaga( Braised vegetables), Oyakodon, and so on.

With that versatility, Japanese soba noodle dipping sauce is one of the popular staple condiments in Japanese households.

Once you made homemade Japanese noodle dipping sauce, you can keep it for 2 weeks.



<Yield> 3 servings

<Prep time> 0mins

<Cook time> 5mins


5g of konbu

30g / 4 cups of bonito flakes

1 tbsp of sugar

4 tbsp of mirin without MSG

4 tbsp of soy sauce

1 1/2 cups of water


1: Soak kelp in the water for min 30mins. Add all the ingredients in a pot. Bring it to a boil, then lower the heat. Simmer it for 5mins. Let them cool down to the room temperature.

2: Strain it over the paper towel and strainer.

Squeeze bonito flakes to let the sauce drip down.

3; Transfer to the glass jar and keep it for 2 weeks in a fridge. Enjoy with multiple dishes!

<Miwa's tips>

・Please bring it to the room temperature as more flavor will enhance during this time.

・Squeeze tightly, so that you can extract the last drip of yummy sauce.

<Recommended side dish>

It along with many types of noodle such as Udon and Soba.

<Storage time>

Store it in a air-tight container in the fridge for 2 weeks.

2020/07/17 MIWA