Recipe: Yummy My Mother's Fragrant, All-Purpose Mentsuyu Noodle Sauce

My Mother's Fragrant, All-Purpose Mentsuyu Noodle Sauce.

My Mother's Fragrant, All-Purpose Mentsuyu Noodle Sauce You can cook My Mother's Fragrant, All-Purpose Mentsuyu Noodle Sauce using 7 ingredients and 8 steps. Here is how you cook that.

Ingredients of My Mother's Fragrant, All-Purpose Mentsuyu Noodle Sauce

  1. You need 1 liter of Water.
  2. You need 30 grams of Bonito flakes (regular).
  3. You need 120 ml of Sake.
  4. You need 50 ml of Mirin.
  5. Prepare 180 ml of Soy sauce.
  6. You need 1 tbsp of Sugar.
  7. It’s 5 grams of Bonito flakes (large, thin flakes called hana-katsuo).

My Mother's Fragrant, All-Purpose Mentsuyu Noodle Sauce step by step

  1. Bring the water to a boil in a pan. Turn down the heat to low, and add the regular bonito flakes. Simmer slowly for 3 minutes, then strain off the bonito flakes..
  2. In a sepate pan, bring the sake and mirin to a boil (to evaporate the alcohol)..
  3. Add the soy sauce and sugar to the sake and mirin, and bring to a boil..
  4. Add the dashi stock from Step 1 to the pan from Step 3, and bring to a boil..
  5. Add the large thin bonito flakes at the very and and turn off the heat immediately..
  6. Use the sauce to flavor blanched vegetables, dashimaki tamago (rolled omelette), soups, as well as for udon, soba or somen noodle sauce. This is not a concentrate so you can use it as-is!.
  7. I edited the recipe a little..
  8. Use this to flavor kinpira gobo (stir fried burdock root with sesame oil and chili pepper). Just add about 50 ml of the sauce to the stir fried burdock root, boil down rapidly and done!.