Sweet Simmered Mushrooms (Shiitake No Nimono)

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READY IN:
50mins
SERVES:
2
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

  • Mushrooms
  • 4 dried shiitake mushrooms (medium to large)
  • Simmering Sauce
  • 1 cup water
  • 12 teaspoon instant dashi stock (dashi-no-moto powder)
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 2 tablespoons mirin
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons sake

Directions

  1. Place mushrooms in a medium bowl; add warm water to cover and soak for 30 minutes.
  2. Meanwhile, mix simmering sauce ingredients in a small saucepan.
  3. Squeeze mushrooms dry. Cut off and discard the stems. Add mushroom caps to sauce, Bring to a boil over medium-high heat. Reduce heat to medium-low and simmer 15 to 20 minutes or until liquid has almost all evaporated and mushrooms are well-seasoned. Serve warm or at room temperature. Divide with remaining liquid between 2 small serving bowls.

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