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J-Simple Recipes title

rice soup with mushrooms

  • Serves: 2
  • Calories: 205 kcal
  • Total Time: 2 h 0 m
    • Prep: 1 h 50 m
    • Cook: 10 m
  • Japanese: Kinoko-zosui
Rice Soup with Mushrooms


Step 1

step 1:

Wipe the shiitake mushrooms with a wet paper towel. Cut off the stems and slice the caps. Cut off the roots of the enoki mushrooms 3 cm. from the end and cut in half. Cut off the roots of the shimeji mushrooms.

Step 2

step 2:

Boil the sea tangle soup stock and add the mushrooms. Boil a couple of minutes.

Step 3

step 3:

Add the salt and soy sauce. Then, mix in the rice. Cover and boil a couple of minutes. Remove from the heat.


Pour into serving bowls.


The flavor of mushrooms increases your appetite. In Japan, this soup is often served to people who are ill because it is easily digested and very healthy.