Minced Meat Cutlet with Shiitake Powder Packed with Umami Taste

Adding Shiitake to meat increases it's Umami taste. Mixing vegetables and Shiitake into the meat makes for a healthy and hearty meal. Minced beef and pork meat contain protein, Vitamin B complex, and iron, perfect for energizing the body. The juice from the meat will make it an even more satisfying meal. Cooling the kneaded meat in the fridge for a while will cool and solidify the melted fats and make it easier to mold. Zen monks found Forest-grown Shiitake is the best Umami enhancer for Vegan Cuisine more than 1000-years ago in Japan. The drying and rehydrating process of Shiitake produces "Guanylate," a natural Umami energizer. Guanylate amplifies the Umami taste of all foods. Unlike Dried Porcini, Shiitake can enhance the Umami taste of your cooking without adding a mushroom flavor. Tips and tricks: Adding a little water to Shiitake powder and waiting 10 minutes before using, maximizes 3x the Umami Flavor! One dry Tbsp equals one pre-soaked tsp, the same Umami boosting power. The drying and rehydrating process of Shiitake produces "Guanylate," a natural Umami energizer. Guanylate amplifies the Umami taste of all foods. Forest-grown Japanese Shiitake Powder 40g, Natural Umami Booster

Ingredients (4 people) (90 mins)

  • 450 g minced beef and pork
  • 1 and a half (300g) onion (finely chopped)
  • 1 Tbsp vegetable oil
  • 150 g cabbage (finely chopped)
  • 1 Tbsp Shiitake powder-A
  • 4.5 g salt-A
  • A pinch of black pepper-A
  • A pinch of nutmeg-A
  • 1.5 egg
  • As needed Cake Flour
  • as needed Beaten eggs
  • as needed Panko (breadcrumbs)
  • as needed Frying oil
  • 2 potatoes (side dish)
  • 1/2 carrot (garnish)
  • 10 g butter (garnish)
  • to taste Watercress (garnish),


Finely chop the onions and cabbage. Cube the potatoes and cut the carrots into sticks of 5cm long.
Heat up half of the vegetable oil in the frying pan, then stir fry the onions until they become transparent and lay aside on a baking pan to cool.
Fry the cabbage with the remaining vegetable oil, and lightly season with salt and pepper (not included in the above ingredients), then set aside to cool.
Mix the A, condiments with the minced beef and pork and knead thoroughly. Once it becomes sticky, add the ingredients from 2. and 3. and mix thoroughly again before finally adding the eggs and mixing thoroughly.
Separate 4. into 8 equal parts, mold them into oval shapes, and coat it first with flour, then beaten eggs, and finally panko breadcrumbs before frying in oil.
(Fry with 180℃ oil, take out after 5 minutes and let it cool off for about 3 minutes, then fry for another 3 minutes.)
(*Sides and Garnish) Boil the potatoes and carrot, and coat the potatoes with butter once cooked.


Adding a little shiitake powder to your meals boosts the natural umami flavor. At the same time, the saltiness will rise and enable you to automatically lower your salt intake.

Our Shiitake Powder Amps Up the Natural Taste of Food - without adding another layer of taste.

Forest-grown Shiitake Powder

Shiitake powder boosts each meat, fish, and vegetable's umami taste.

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