Kikurage (wood ear mushroom) is a common ramen topping. It adds a chewy texture and absorbs the flavors of the ramen noodles and ramen broth. We marinated kikurage to create Ajitsuke Kikurage, great with our Signature Tonkotsu Ramen!
- 10 g Kikurage (Wood Ear Mushrooms)
- 1 cup Water for soaking
- 1 tsp Soy Sauce
- 1 tsp Mirin
- ½ tsp Sugar
- ½ cup Water for cooking
- Soak Kikurage in 1 cup water for about 30 minutes until soft. Rinse under running water and cut off any hard part. Slice into thin strips.
- In a small pot, pour ½ cup water and add Soy Sauce, Mirin, Sugar. Add the Kikurage and bring to boil. Turn down heat and simmer for about 15 minutes until liquid evaporates completely.