Cold Somen Broth

Makes 1 1/2 cups

Use this cold somen broth to make Grilled Salmon and Chilled Somen with Yuzu Sauce, courtesy of chef Takashi Yagihashi (Takashi's Noodles).Reprinted with permission from Takashi's Noodles by Takashi Yagihashi with Harris Salat, copyright 2009. Published by Ten Speed Press. Photo credit: Tyllie Barbosa 2009


  • ¾ cup Takashi's Dashi

  • 6 tablespoons mirin

  • 6 tablespoons Japanese soy sauce


  1. Combine ingredients in a small saucepan and bring to a boil over high heat. Remove from heat. Transfer to refrigerator until chilled.

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