Simmered Bamboo Shoots, Dried Kelp

Cook time:40 minutes Good For: Blood Sugar, Diet & Healthy Key ingredients: Bamboo Shoot, Kale (Konbu) Calories:138 kcal
Simmered bamboo shoots with dried kelp. A healthy Washoku dish to try! View the recipe and watch the step by step video.


  • 6 Kale (Konbu)
  • 1 (400g / 14.11 oz / 0.88 lb.) Bamboo shoot
  • 600cc (20.3 fl oz) Soup Stock made from Water and Kale (Konbu)
  • 60cc (2.03 fl oz) Cooking Sake
  • 5 tbsp Soy sauce
  • 2 tbsp Mirin (Sweek Sake)
  • Italian Parsley


  • Rinse the simmered Kale (Konbu) and leave in the water (600cc / 20.3 fl oz) for 1~2 hours then cut into appropriate lengths
  • ※Use this 600cc (20.3 fl oz) water for soup stock later
  • Tie the Kale (Konbu) in knots, and trim end easier eating
  • Slice the boiled bamboo shoot into 8mm (0.31 inch) half circles
  • Slice the tips lengthwise into wedges
  • Rinse well to remove the scums
  • In a pan, combine the bamboo shoot and kelps (konbu)
  • Add 600cc (20.3 fl oz) of soup stock and cover with the wooden drop lid
  • Simmer while at high heat for 5 minutes
  • Remove the lid, and add 60cc (2.03 fl oz) of cooking sake, 5 tbsp of soy sauce, and 2 tbsp of mirin (sweet sake), and continue simmering
  • When the kale (konbu) gets tender and flavor is soaked into the bamboo shoot, remove heat and let set for 5 minutes
  • Place on serving dish and top with Italian parsley, and serve

© 2017 NJK , Inc. All Rights Reserved.