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Substitute for dashi stock/broth?

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FuckingBUTTERbeans Mon 08-Jul-19 11:35:59

I don't have any and a quick scan of what the supermarkets stock doesn't come up with anything. Can I just use stock and season with soy, in a pinch? I've looked at how to make your own and can see it's not really like a usual stock, but I don't have the necessary ingredients to make it anyway.

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RunsForGummyBears Mon 08-Jul-19 11:52:23

Fish stock, but possibly not full strength depending on what you are making and your personal taste. Dashi doesn't have soy sauce in it.

FYI - Waitrose carries it if you wanted to buy it on the future

FuckingBUTTERbeans Mon 08-Jul-19 12:58:23

Thanks for the reply. I thought maybe soy could give it some of that savoury-ness. I don't have fish stock, but I have vegetable and chicken, and also fish sauce. I'll experiment. Thanks for the Waitrose tip.

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FuckingBUTTERbeans Mon 08-Jul-19 12:58:53

Oh, and this is what I would like to have a go at making:

www.justonecookbook.com/oyakodon/

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RunsForGummyBears Mon 08-Jul-19 16:30:32

I love oyakodon! I all the time! 😋 I never use dashi I just use extra mirin. 🤭 I think fish sauce may be a bit overpowering so go easy on it. Just add it to taste.

RunsForGummyBears Mon 08-Jul-19 16:30:57

*make it, fgs

FuckingBUTTERbeans Mon 08-Jul-19 17:19:42

Oh great! Glad I posted the recipe. Thanks for your help.

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Teddybear45 Mon 08-Jul-19 17:22:54

I usually substitute dashi with nam pla and hot water.

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