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Recipe of Tsukudani

Simplified Recipe
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 25 mins
Total Time 30 mins
Course sauce
Cuisine Japanese
Servings 4



  • 5 sheets toasted seaweed / about 15g / tear roughly
  • 3 tbsp water
  • 3 tbsp sake


  • 3 tbsp soy sauce
  • 2 tbsp sugar
  • 125 ml water


  • Mix toasted seaweed, water and sake. Leave for 10 minutes.
  • Put soy sauce, sugar and water in a pot and bring to a boil.
  • When boiling, add number 1. Cook on low heat until the liquid is almost evaporated, about 15-20minutes.


・This recipe is made with ingredients that are easily available non Japan.
・If you can get it, It is better to add a little Dashi stock.
・Even if this is chilled in the refrigerator, it is not cooked again before eating. Put it on rice as it is and eat it. It’s delicious when mixed with a salad.
・The seasoning and its amount will be changed depending on the ingredients used.
Keyword seaweed, soy sauce