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Red Yuzu Kosho (Aka Kosho) By Earthy Delights 2.82 Oz
A specialty of the cuisine of Kyushu, a region in southeastern Japan, Yuzu Kosho is made from three ingredients only: yuzu, a prized and very tart Japanese citrus fruit, chile peppers and salt. While the word "kosho" typically refers to black pepper in most of Japan, in the Kyushu dialect it has the specific meaning of "chile pepper."
Yuzu Kosho comes in two varieties: Red Yuzu Kosho (Aka Kosho), made with red chiles, yuzu zest & salt, and Green Yuzu Kosho (Ao Kosho), made with green chiles, yuzu zest & salt.
Yes, the two versions are distinctly different and each has a flavor profile that lends itself to different preparations.
How To Use Yuzu Kosho
Yuzu kosho makes an excellent condiment, used sparingly straight from the jar. Add flavor and heat to Asian dishes like tofu, noodles, sashimi, sushi, dipping sauces, hot-pots and stir frys. Use Yuzu Kosho as a rub on pork, beef, fish or chicken. Add a dash to marinades, salad dressings, soups and sauces.
Red Yuzu Kosho is a deliciously spicy Japanese condiment
Yuzu Kosho has a slightly coarse texture with a zingy citrus flavor.
Red Yuzu Kosho is made from three ingredients only: yuzu zest, green chiles and salt.
A specialty of the cuisine of Kyushu, a region in southeastern Japan
Yuzu Kosho leaves a distinctly sour/salty/spicy flavor lingering on the palate.
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EXCELLENT BUY !Nov 20, 2010
By Luciano Tortorici
I am new to the use of yuzu kosho but I immediately fell in love with the taste and versatility of this product(I have purchased the green one too: very good as well) .
Love this stuff!May 24, 2013
I mix a 1/2 tsp of this with seasoned rice vinegar, soy sauce, a little bit of ginger, and a dash or 2 of sesame oil. It makes truly delicious Gyoza (pot stickers) dipping sauce. YUM!