Kawashimaya Salt Koji Powder It is a salted koji powder that does not use additives and is carefully made only with rice koji using domestic organic rice and salt of...

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Kawashimaya Salt Koji Powder

かわしま屋 塩麹パウダーとは

It is a salted koji powder that does not use additives and is carefully made only with rice koji using domestic organic rice and salt of Shimamasu from Okinawa prefecture. Since it is a powder type, it can be stored for a long time.

Feel free to use one bag per family as a standard seasoning for your cooking.

High Quality Salt Koji Powder Certified In The United States

Not only JAS (Japan Agricultural Standards) but this product also passed the FDA (Food and Drug Administration) certification inspection, which is said to be the strictest in the world. Not only the quality but also the manufacturing process was rigorously checked, and high safety was approved for all items.

Salt Koji Powder Made Using Only Domestic Ingredients With No Additives

No additives are used so that you can enjoy the original aroma and flavor of the material. A safe and delicious salted koji powder made from only domestic organic white rice and Okinawan salt.


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How To Use Salt Koji Powder By Cooking Method


When used in cooking, salted koji has the following functions.

  • ・ Add salty taste
  • ・ Sweeten
  • ・ Bring out the flavor of ingredien
  • ・ Soften protei
  • ・ Moisten Ingredient Texture

Let's take advantage of these features and use them in various menus!

"Mix And Sprinkle" As A Seasoning

Use it as a dressing, sauce, and batter.
You can also use it as a dipping salt, or sprinkle on steamed vegetables. You can also enjoy it as a sauce when you eat meat and fish.

Salt Koji Dressing
Just mix the ingredients well. It has a gentle sweetness and goes well with any vegetable.
・2Tbsp Salt Koji
・1Tbsp Olive Oil
・1Tbsp Vinegar
・One Pinch Salt
・Blackpepper (as needed)

Add Salt Koji Instead of Dashi

Add it to yaki udon or pasta sauce, or add it to curry or stew. By adding a spoonful of salted koji, the umami will increase and the overall taste will be harmonized. You can add it to hamburgers, simmered dishes, stir-fried dishes, etc.

Salt Koji Onigiri
Onigiri with a soft and gentle taste is a favorite of the whole family. Salt koji comes in handy when you don't have any special ingredients.
・150g Rice
・1Tbsp Salt Koji
・Sesame seeds or any other ingredients
・Grilled Nori Seaweed

Marinate Ingredients With Salt Koji

When protein ingredients such as meat and fish are soaked in salted koji, the enzyme will work to create a soft, rich-tasting finish. Put it in a storage bag to remove the air, and leave it in the refrigerator for 2 to 3 days before using it. Any meat such as chicken, pork, beef, etc. is OK. You can also moisturize fish such as yellowtail, salmon, bonito, and tuna. If you want to marinade quickly, you can just soak the protein for a few hours. Of course, you can also pickle vegetables with salt koji such as cucumbers and radishes. Especially recommended for those who like sweet salty pickles.

Grilled Ginger Pork
☆ Lightly wipe the meat that has been soaked in the salt koji for 2 to 3 days, bake it in a frying pan. Even without sugar or mirin, the sweetness of salted koji will give a mellow finish.
・200g Pork
☆2 Tbsp Salt Koji
☆2 Tbsp Cooking Sake
☆1 Tbsp Grated Ginger
☆1 Tbsp Soy Sauce

Popular Recipes Using Salt Koji

Other Shio Koji Recipes

Salted koji powder is a seasoning that goes well with various ingredients such as meat, fish, and vegetables. It goes especially well with chicken, and many recipes using salted koji and chicken breast are introduced.

Grilled Chicken Breast With Salt Koji

This resipe is the perfect combination of chicken meat and salt koji
Cooking Time30Minutes


Chicken Breast
Salt Koji Powder
Potato Starch
1 Tablespoon
As Needed
Green Onion
As Needed

 How To Make

Remove the chicken breast skin and cut into bite-sized pieces.
Put chicken breast and salted koji powder in a bowl and knead. Place in the refrigerator for about an hour to soak in the flavor.
Add potato starch and mix. Cook on medium heat in an oiled frying pan.
When it's cooked, add black pepper and green onions and turn off the heat.
Serve on a plate and you're done.

Salt Koji Fried Chicken

Speaking of fried chicken, the combination of crispy skin and tender and juicy meat are the best. Use thigh meat for this recipe, but if you use salted koji powder, the breast meat, which tends to be dry, will be moisturized.
Cooking Time30Minutes


Chicken Thigh
☆Salt Koji Powder
☆Grated Ginger
☆Grated Garlic
1 Tablespoon
Potato Starch

 How To Make

Cut the chicken into bite-sized pieces and put them in a zippered storage bag with the mixed ☆ ingredients.
Knead the bag, seal and place in the refrigerator for about 20 minutes.
Mix the potato starch and the flour.
Take the chicken out of the fridge and sprinkle the meat with flour mix from step 3.
Deep-fried in frying oil at 170-180°C.

Product Detail

Product Name Salt Koji Powder
Ingredients Rice Koji, Salt
Quantity 600g x 45pc
Storing Guide Keep away from sunlight, keep in a cool dry place
Origin Japan
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