\ ˈdä-(ˌ)shē How to pronounce dashi (audio) \

Definition of dashi

: a fish broth made from dried bonito

Examples of dashi in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Think of dishes like sukiyaki (leeks, shiitake mushrooms, and other vegetables mingle with thin slices of beef in a sweet soy broth) and oden (daikon, carrots, eggs, and fish cakes simmered in a rich dashi). Chihiro Tomioka, Bon Appétit, 20 May 2022 Classic Japanese dashi is focused on extracting and preserving umami from kelp and katsuobushi. San Diego Union-Tribune, 16 Feb. 2022 In a medium bowl, whisk together the miso with about 1/2 cup of the hot dashi until the miso is incorporated into the liquid. Washington Post, 21 Dec. 2021 Make the dashi: In a medium pot over medium-high heat, bring the water and kombu to almost but not quite a boil. Washington Post, 21 Dec. 2021 Next, choose Cusco grilled chicken with creamy Yukon mashed potatoes, broccolini and Peruvian salsa criolla, or grilled salmon in an achiote-dashi broth with bacon jam and cauliflower puree. Phillip Valys, sun-sentinel.com, 26 July 2021 Vegans can opt for seasonal vegetables, as well as a vegan dashi. Janelle Bitker, SFChronicle.com, 22 Dec. 2020 Strain the dashi through a fine-mesh sieve, discarding the solids. Janelle Bitker, SFChronicle.com, 21 Aug. 2020 There’s a familiar shoyu ramen — skinny, crinkled noodles with their distinctive alkaline scent in a salty dashi and soy broth. Dominic Armato, azcentral, 11 May 2020 See More

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First Known Use of dashi

1955, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for dashi

Japanese, broth

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“Dashi.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/dashi. Accessed 8 Aug. 2022.

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