Koshihikari rice is exceptionally flavorful, tender, and just lightly sticky. Mushrooms bring the right balance of umami, without overwhelming the flavor of the rice itself.

Niki Nakayama
Niki Nakayama
Carole Iida-Nakayama
September 2019

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Credit: Eva Kolenko

Recipe Summary

active:
10 mins
total:
1 hr 10 mins
Yield:
4
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Place rice in a fine wire-mesh strainer, and rinse under cold water until water runs clear. Transfer to a paper towel–lined baking sheet, and pat dry.

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  • Combine rice, mushrooms, dashi, mirin, and soy sauce in a medium pot; let stand 30 minutes. Bring to a boil over medium-high; reduce heat to low, cover, and simmer 15 minutes. Remove from heat, and let stand, covered, 15 minutes before serving.

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