Matsutake Mushroom Rice

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Matsutake Gohan (Matsutake Mushroom Rice with Yuzu and Mitsuba)

Serves 4

 

Matsutake Gohan (Matsutake Mushroom Rice with Yuzu and Mitsuba)

Matsutake Gohan (Matsutake Mushroom Rice with Yuzu and Mitsuba)

Ingredients

2 Japanese rice cups (360 ml) short grain rice, rinsed and drained

1 1/3 cups (320 ml) dashi

2 Tbls sake

2 Tbls light color soy sauce (“usukuchi shoyu”)

1/4 teaspoon sea salt

6 oz (180 g) matsutake mushrooms

Garnish of Yuzu or lemon zest and Mitsuba leaves

Directions

  • Rinse the rice and drain.
  • Combine the rinsed rice, sake, soy sauce, salt, and dashi stock in an electric rice cooker or donabe rice cooker.  Let the rice soak in liquid for 20 minutes.
  • Add the matsutake mushrooms over the rice.
  • Cook rice according to electric rice cooker or donabe rice cooker instructions.
  • Uncover and gently toss the rice with paddle from bottom.
  • Garnish with yuzu zest and mitsuba leaves.