RECIPE: Tofu “Mochi” with Shiitake Dashi

RECIPE: Tofu “Mochi” with Shiitake Dashi

Kinu (silken) tofu is the perfect base for this light and fluffy (known as fuwa fuwa in Japanese) dish as its mellow flavors allow the umami from the shiitake and burdock dashi to shine. A pinch of salt helps to enhance and emphasize these earthy flavors.

Servings: 2


Salt sauce:


  1. Mix the tofu, potato starch and packet ofdashi powder to create a thick paste. 
  2. Separately, combine the ingredients to make the salt sauce. 
  3. Heat some oil in a pan over medium heat and add separate spoonfuls of the seasoned tofu and cook until each spoonful is brown on each side.
RECIPE: Tofu “Mochi” with Shiitake Dashi
4. Reduce the heat to low, add the salt sauce, toss together to thicken and serve.


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