Iriko (Niboshi) – Dried Baby Sardines/Anchovies

  • Iriko Dried Sardine

    Iriko (いりこ), also called niboshi (煮干) in Japanese, are baby dried anchovies/sardines. Their bold, fishy flavor with strong aroma are the umami to both Korean and Japanese stocks (dashi).

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