Baked Shiitake with Natto (Fermented Soybeans)

Keep your "vascular age" forever young! If you are concerned about the pungency of fresh onion, soak it in water for a while and squeeze the moisture out thoroughly to make it milder. Rehydrate dried Shiitake with cold water to avoid any off-tastes and increase its sweetness and flavor. Recipe provided by: Hattori Nutrition College

Ingredients (4 servings)

  • 8 pieces Dried Shiitake
  • 2 packs Hikiwari (Ground) Natto
  • 20g Onions
  • 2 tsp Soy sauce
  • as necessary Mustard paste


Rehydrate the Shiitake and roast briefly over a barbecue net grill before cutting into thin slices.
Mix 1. with the finely sliced onion, soy sauce, mustard paste, and Natto.
Serve on a plate, topped with bonito flakes to taste!


Rehydrating dried Shiitake with cold water gets rid of bad odors and brings out more sweetness and flavor.

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