Ochazuke: rice soup with tea broth

Japanese

Ochazuke is not a full meal but more intended as a snack in between. It is packed with flavors!

SnackSavoury snack20 minutes preparation
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This is what you need

For the toppings:
Koban crackerslittle hand
Nori sheets1 sheetAonori1 tspSesame seeds black1 tspUmeboshi1

This is how you make it

  1. Cook the sushi rice according to the directions on the package. Drain.
  2. Heat the water to 75 ° C. Put the tea in a sieve and let it steep for 5 minutes in the hot water. Add a splash of soy sauce to the tea.
  3. Put the Japanese salts in a mortar and crush them into small pieces with a wooden pestle.
  4. Fold the sushi nori in half lengthwise a few times and cut or cut into wafer-thin strips.
  5. Put the sushi rice in a bowl. Top with the pretzels, chopped nori, aonori, sesame seeds and an umeboshi.
  6. Pour the tea over the rice until it is in a bath. Bring if necessary. extra flavored with soy sauce.