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Basic Japanese Dashi Recipe

Basic Japanese Dashi Recipe
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  • Cusine

Ingredients

2 quarts water

1 ounce

1 ounce

Directions

Combine water and kombu in a medium saucepan. Bring to a bare simmer over medium heat. Remove from heat and add bonito flakes. Let stand for 5 minutes. Strain through a fine mesh strainer and discard kombu and bonito, or reserve to make a second, weaker batch of dashi. Dashi can be stored in the refrigerator for up to 1 week.