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Ponzu recipe

I cooked Ponzu.Ponzu is citrus fresh-containing ponzu soy sauce.In brief, it is sour soy sauce.Ponzu sauce is common for shabu shabu.It is very very delicious.Lately, a variety called the Japanese style, which is served with grated daikon radish and ponzu sauce (soy sauce containing citrus juice), has gained popularity.
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  • 200cc soy sauce
  • 1 lime(500cc lime juice)
  • 100cc vinegar
  • 60cc mirin(sweet sake)
  • 1 tsp sugar
  • 15g dried bonito
  • 2 inch × 2 inch kobu seawood
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  1. Squeeze a lime.It is juice of 50cc in approximately one.
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  3. Put the measured-out soy sauce and vinegar and mirin and sugar into a pot.Turn on the heat medium high.
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  5. When it starts to simmer,turn off the heat.Add the kobu and dried bonito,then allow to set for 10 minutes.
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  7. Add squeeze lime and stir with a chopsticks.Mellow it for one day.
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  9. After a day,strain with a wet paper towel on the bottom of general-purpose strainer.
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It is more delicious when mellow it for about one week.