Light and refreshing, this tomato consommé can be used as a base for cold dishes or to make a modern version of a bloody mary.
Chop 10 mixed sweet tomatoes into medium pieces
Transfer to a tall container
Blend the tomatoes using a hand blender on high speed until smooth
Strain through a fine sieve with a kitchen towel or cheese cloth. Gently squeeze out the tomato water. Stop as soon as the juices start to come out cloudy
Transfer the tomato water to a bowl. Add ¼ cup of mirin and stir
Add 2 tbsp of liquid shio koji and stir to combine. The tomato consommé is ready
Enjoy! Use it to add some umami to cold dishes or to modernize a bloody mary!
Yield 1½ cups
Mixed Sweet Tomato10
Liquid Shio Koji2 tbsp