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Chawanmushi - Savoury Custard



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Chawanmushi - Savoury Custard

  • 4 eggs
  • 560g Benito Dashi (Japanese) stock
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 10g mirin
  • 20g light soy sauce
  • 500g water
  • Baking paper
  • 7 ramekins
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    Preparation 25min
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      For cooking (simmering) at temperatures of 95°C or above (200°F), the simmering basket should always be used instead of the TM6 measuring cup, as the TM6 measuring cup fits tightly in the lid. The simmering basket rests loosely on top, is steam-permeable, and also prevents food spatter from the mixing bowl.
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Recipe's preparation

    Chawanmushi - Savoury Custard
  1. Put eggs into TM bowl mix 6 seconds speed 5 set aside.  


  2. Put Dashi stock (or water and dashi stock powder ) into TM5 bowl

    Add salt to dashi stock and mix well - 5 secs speed 4.

    Add mirin and soy into dashi stock mix another 5 secs speed 4.

    Add eggs to dashi & mix 10 secs speed 5.

  3. Steaming the custard
  4. Use a strainer to strain the mix. Pour into 7 ramekins.


  5. Place ramekins onto varoma dish and tray, covering each level with damp baking paper.

    Place 500g cold water into tm bowl.

    Place Varoma on top of bowl and 20 min/ Varoma / Speed 2.

    halfway through swop the ramekins between top tray and bottom Varoma dish.

    Ensure custard is cooked and extend cooking time if necessary




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You can add anything you like into the ramekin usually chicken, ricecake, mushrooms, at Three Japanese, we dont add anything.At home we usually add chicken and ricecake.

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  • This sounds amazing! May I ask if the Benito Dashi...

    Submitted by Mushroomring on 22. April 2019 - 12:22.

    This sounds amazing! May I ask if the Benito Dashi is purchased as a liquid stock or powder?

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