Tacos with Salad and Shiitake-infused Pico de Gallo Salsa

Add dried Shiitake to coriander Pico de Gallo salsa for an exquisite vegan sauce! This sauce will go perfectly with the classic tortilla as well as deep-fried dishes and grilled fish! Guanylate, the unique Umami taste component in dried Shiitake intensifies the Umami taste in other ingredients, so it will make your dishes more delicious with 1/3 of the usual amount of salt.

Ingredients (4 servings) (20 minutes)

  • 5 pieces Dried Shiitake (small type)
  • 1 Tomato
  • 1 Red onion
  • 1 coriander
  • 1/2 Lemon
  • 1 Lime
  • 1 tsp Salt
  • 1 tsp Cumin powder
  • 1 tsp Paprika powder
  • 1/4 tsp Ground red pepper


Soak the dried Shiitake in water and parboil.

Finely mince the tomato, onion, coriander, and Shiitake and add them to a bowl.

Squeeze the lemon and lime into 2., add salt, and mix well.

Add cumin powder, paprika powder, and ground red pepper into 3 and mix well.


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