For best quality in shio broth, use either homemade chicken stock and dashi or low-sodium or sodium-free stock and dashi. Shio gets its saltiness from tare, a core element of Japanese soups.
Category - Condiment + Sauce
If you are adventurous, you can try to make your own Japanese curry roux by following these steps.
You find dashi used as often in Japanese cuisine as much as you find chicken stock used in Western cooking. Master the basis of Japanese cooking and explore the world of Umami.