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 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.