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shiitake mushroom & tofu clear soup

Shiitake Mushroom & Tofu Clear Soup


Step 1

step 1:

Cut off the stems of the shiitake mushrooms and cut the caps in half.

Step 2

step 2:

Wash the tofu block lightly. Cut the tofu block in thirds lengthwise. Next, cut across 3 times. Then, place the knife one-third way down the side of the block and slice across. Finally, place the knife two-thirds way down the side and slice across again to form 36 tiny pieces.

Step 3

step 3:

Prepare dried shiitake mushroom soup stock. Bring to a boil and add the tofu and the shiitake mushrooms.

Step 4

step 4:

Simmer for a few minutes and add the salt and the soy sauce. Remove from heat and serve.

Shiitake to tofu no osuimono


This clear soup with shiitake mushrooms has a unique and delicate taste.