Healthy and Delicious

Marinating foods in shio koji makes them easier to digest while simultaneously bringing out the rich umami flavors of the dish.


  • 13 oz. mixed mushrooms of your choice, such as Shiitake, Shimeji, King trumpet, or Enoki
  • 3 Tbsp. Marukome Shio Koji
  • 2 c. your choice of stock, such as chicken, bonito, etc. Salt to taste


Step One

Slice all mushrooms into bite-size pieces. Boil water and cook mushrooms in a pot for 2-3 minutes.

Step Two

Drain water and mix with Shio Koji while mushrooms are hot. Transfer to air-tight container and keep refrigerated to marinate for as long as you prefer.

Step Three

Once your are ready to use your koji-marinated mushrooms, add them to your broth of choice. You can also add Udon or Soba noodles as a topping or mix with steamed vegetables, if desired.

Our Miso Recommendations for Shio Koji Mushroom Soup