Souper Dashi FAQs
Do we add salt and seasoning to our Dashi Packs?
No, we do not add any salt or seasoning to our 100% Natural Dashi Packets. Ingredients comes as a whole and are not further processed. Therefore, you would need to add a tinge of salt (to your preference) when cooking with the Dashi Packets.
Note: Common commercial dashi stock that comes in powdered form are mostly processed and seasoned. Soup stock cubes/broth packs may contain MSG.
Are Dashi Packs safe for children?
Please be advised to check the contents of each Dashi Pack for any allergies (i.e. seafood allergy, shellfish allergy, etc.)
Are Dashi Packs Healthy?
Dashi is an incredibly simple broth that is fat-free, nutritious and rich in minerals. With kelp as the base ingredient, it is high in calcium, iodine, iron, potassium, magnesium, zinc, vitamins B,C,D and E. It is also unusually rich in glutamic acid, an amino-acid essential in brain and muscle functions.
How much soup can i make with 1 Dashi Pack?
We recommend 600ml for optimal flavour.
Tip: For a sweeter soup, you can add ingredients like onions & white radish, then season with salt/soy sauce to your preference. Try mixing 2 different Dashi Packs and then sweenten it further for 2-3 servings. (i.e. Bold-Haemul, Light-Shiitake)
Can I use this as a marinate?
No, they are different in nature. Dashi Packs are used to cook a light and flavourful soup broth while marinates usually have stronger flavours made with seasonings such as soy sauce, salt, spices, fish sauce, etc.
Check out our #SouperGaru range of Natural Seasoning Powder!
How do I store Dashi Packs (before/after opening pack)?
Upon receiving your Dashi Packs, we strongly recommend you to keep it in the chiller to prolong its shelf-life. It can typically last several months in the chiller in our sealed zip pouch.
Dashi Packs are to be stored at an ideal temp. of 2-7 °C. Once opened, Dashi Packs can be stored in the chiller for up to 3 months.
Note: Please ensure the packets do not come into contact with water to maintain freshness. Always keep the zip pouch sealed.
How do I store Dashi soup stock
Dashi soup stock can be stored in 2 ways:
1 - Pour it in a jug/container and keep it in the chiller. It can last up to 5 days.
2 - Pour it into ice cub trays and keep it in the freezer. It can last up to a month.
Tip: Cook a huge batch of soup stock concentrate at one go and freeze it in cubes for easy usage! (i.e. vege stir fry, soup stock base)