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recipe card young ginger condiment

Young Ginger Condiment

  • Author: Funky Asian Kitchen
  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Total Time: 15 minutes
  • Yield: 6 servings 1x
  • Category: condiment
  • Cuisine: Pan-Asian


  • 6 oz young ginger
  • 2/3 cup mirin
  • 2 Tablespoons soy sauce*
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon dashi powder (optional)


  1. Use the edge of a small spoon or a vegetable brush and peel the ginger. Next finely mince the ginger. You’ll need to do this by hand.
  2. Place the ginger into a storage container.
  3. Add the mirin, soy sauce, salt, and dashi powder to a small sauce pan and bring to a boil over high heat. As soon as it boils. turn the heat off and let the sauce cool to room temperature.
  4. Pour the sauce over the ginger. Stir to combine. Store the ginger in the fridge until ready to use. 
  5. The sauce lasts for several weeks in the fridge. (Always use a clean utensil when spooning the ginger out of the container).


*To make this gluten free be sure to use gluten free soy sauce

*If you are a vegetarian, use vegetarian dashi powder or just omit

Keywords: asian condiments, young ginger