Ajitsuke Kikurage

  • 2 servings
  • 45 mins
Spicy red miso topping and Ajituke (seasoning) kikurage on top of ramen

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!

2 servings

Cook Time
45 mins




  • 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.