Kombu Dashi

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Xiu Xiu

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Difficulty

Easy 👌
10
min.
Preparation
0
min.
Baking
20
min.
Resting

Ingredients

Servings:-2+
10 g kombu
12 g bonito flakes
500 ml water
  • Step 1/4

    Gently wipe the kombu with a kitchen towel. Cut slits into the kombu on both parallel sides.
    • 10 g kombu

    Gently wipe the kombu with a kitchen towel. Cut slits into the kombu on both parallel sides.

  • Step 2/4

    (Optional: If you have extra time the day of making dashi, soak the kombu in 500ml of water in a pot for 2-6 hours.) If not, start to boil the water with the kombu inside over a medium heat. Right before it boils, remove kombu. Turn off the heat and let the dashi rest for about 10 minutes.
    • 500 ml water

    (Optional: If you have extra time the day of making dashi, soak the kombu in 500ml of water in a pot for 2-6 hours.) If not, start to boil the water with the kombu inside over a medium heat. Right before it boils, remove kombu. Turn off the heat and let the dashi rest for about 10 minutes.

  • Step 3/4

    Add in the bonito flakes and bring it to a boil over medium heat once again. Once boiling, turn off the heat and let the dashi sit for about 10 minutes.

  • Step 4/4

    Take a container of your liking to store dashi and strain into it. Make sure no bonito flakes are in your dashi.

    Take a container of your liking to store dashi and strain into it. Make sure no bonito flakes are in your dashi.

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