kombu (dry kelp)
- Mix 100 grams of dry sake, 100 grams of mirin, 400 grams of cold water and 930 grams of soy sauce in a prep bowl.
- Cut whole garlic into half.
- Add green parts of scallion, one sheet of kombu (about two by two inch), 3 slices of ginger and one whole garlic into the prep bowl of liquid ingredients.
- Let all the ingredients steep for 1-2 days in the refrigerator.
- Transfer all the ingredients from the prep bowl into a sauce pan and bring it to boil. Add 126 grams of sea salt and 33 grams of granulated water and stir to dissolve.
- Strain all the vegetable solids and reserve the tare for the broth and marinated the eggs.
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