<SIMMERED KOMBU IN SWEETENED SOY SAUCE/ 昆布の佃煮>
＜Yield> 4 servings
<Prep time> 4 min
<Cook time> 40-50 mins
kombu 1 ½ cups chopped
water 1 cup
rice vinegar 2 tbsp
sugar 2 tbsp
rice wine 2 tbsp
soysauce 4 tbsp
mirin 2 tbsp
1; Shred kombu as thin as possible. Into the pot, add 1 cup of water, 2 tbsp of rice vinegar and kombu. Simmer it for 20-30mins depending on how soft you want the kombu to be. Splash some water if it's needed.
2; When the liquid is almost all evaporated, add sugar 2 tbsp, rice wine 2 tbsp, soy sauce 4 tbsp and mirin 2 tbsp. Simmer it for another 20mins until the liquid IS evaporated. Sprinkle some toasted sesame seeds and ready to be enjoyed.
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1; You can use any type of kombu.
2; Make sure to cook the kombu soft on process1. Feel free to splash more water until you get the desired softness.
3; This is pretty savory and salty. Enjoy it little by little with the rice, pasta or vegetables.
4; Best way to enjoy this is making rice balls. Watch the video for how to!
Keep it in an air-tight container in a fridge for 3 weeks.