Kikurage (Wood Ear Mushrooms)
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.