This slimy and gooey mushrooms are surprisingly tasty! You can reduce the amount of water if you want a stronger flavor.

Nameko Mushroom and Tofu

Course Appetizer, Soup
Cuisine Japanese
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 4


  • 1 fresh bundle or canned Nameko Mushroom
  • 1 package Tofu
  • 2 Tbsp Mirin
  • 2 cup Water
  • 1 Tbsp Soy Sauce
  • ½ cup Bonito Flakes
  • 1 Scallion


  1. Open nameko package and rinse them in running water. Drain.
  2. Remove tofu from the package and cut into small cubes (a little bigger than dice size).
  3. Chop scallion.
  4. Place nameko mushrooms in a small pot. Add mirin, water, soy sauce and bonito flakes. Mix well and bring to boil over medium heat, stirring occasionally.
  5. Reduce heat to low and add tofu. Cook for additional 3 minutes. Stir gently.
  6. Garnish with scallions to serve.