Shiso Maki

Preparation info
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Appears in
Living Shojin Ryori

By Danny Chu

Published 2018

  • About

The flavour of this tasty dish is enhanced by the distinctive fragrance of shiso leaf (also known as perilla). The use of burdock and eringi mushroom adds a nice depth to its taste and texture. A healthy alternative to burger patties!


  • 8 shiso leaves
  • 320 g (11⅓ oz) momen tofu


Remove excess water from momen tofu by wrapping it with paper towels on a shallow bowl. Weight it down evenly with a plate and refrigerate for at least 30 minutes.

Peel burdock and soak in water immediately to prevent discolouration. Discard water and drain well before using.

Prepare konbu dashi. Add soy sauce and sake. Bring to the boil and add burdock. Lower heat and si