Basic knowledge of AJI-NO-MOTO®

How to Use AJI-NO-MOTO®

AJI-NO-MOTO® delivers umami to cooking and brings out the ingredients' flavor.

The Quality Labeling Standards for Processed Foods categorizes AJI-NO-MOTO® as an umami seasoning that increases the umami of cooking. AJI-NO-MOTO® delivers umami to dishes while bringing out the flavors of other ingredients and harmonizing the overall taste of the dish. It is characteristic due to its white crystal form that is both odorless and heat resistant. It can be utilized with a wide range of ingredients and cooking methods to boost the flavor of all kinds of dishes, east or west.
*The Quality Labeling Standards for Processed Foods is a criterion established by the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries in Japan.

AJI-NO-MOTO® can be widely used in any kind of cooking.

The appreciation of a delicious meal is something shared by people in every country. Adding umami to ingredients can make them more appetizing without destroying their original flavor.

Using AJI-NO-MOTO® effectively:

(1) As a dressing

(2) As a finishing touch

(1) As a dressing (2) As a finishing touch
Use it as a base flavor for meats, fish, hamburgers, and the filling for dumplings. It can also be added to the water when cooking vegetables to enhance any strong flavors. Use it as a finishing touch to add flavor to fried rice or stir fry dishes. A single shake to chilled tofu and pickled vegetables also adds great taste.

(3) To boost the flavor of soups

(4) As a compliment to other seasonings

(3) To boost the flavor of soups (4) As a compliment to other seasonings
Use it when soup alone fails to deliver enough umami. It goes great with other seasonings and harmonizes a dishes flavor, making it a wonderful companion to vinegar, soy sauce, and salt as well as for dressings and sauces.

AJI-NO-MOTO® Recipe