Ponzu


Marusho ponzu sauces are made with the fresh juice of Japanese citrus fruits. Authentic, natural and high quality ingredients like shiitake mushroom, bonito soup stock, kombu seaweed, honjozo shoyu (soy sauce) and hon mirin (Japanese sweet cooking sake) provide the distinctive citrus zing backed up and balanced with a deep umami flavour. Chefs from The Fat Duck, Sat Bains and Mark Hix use our ponzus and vinegars on their menus in a variety of ways: marinades, dips, dressings and sauces. Join the pros and deliver the authentic flavour of Japanese cuisine to your dishes.

 

What is ponzu? Ponzu is a citrus-based sauce commonly used in Japanese cuisine. It delivers a distinctive umami flavour. Tart, thin and dark brown ‘pon’ in Japanese means ‘punch’ and ‘su’ is vinegar so name literally translates as ‘vinegar punch.’ Ponzu with soy sauce added, such as Champonzu and Sudachi Kombu Ponzu from traditional Japanese makers Marusho is known as ponzu shoyu.

What is ponzu made out of? Ponzu is made by simmering mirin, rice vinegar, katsuobushi flakes (tuna) and seaweed. Liquid then cooled and strained and juice of either yuzu, sudachi, daidai, kabuso or lemon added.
How can I cook with ponzu? Ponzu is used as a dressing for salad, grilled meat and fish, or a dip for one pot dishes, sushi and sashimi. It also works very well as a marinade for fish, steak and ribs.

Where can I buy ponzu? Premium quality ponzus made by Marusho are sold online by The Wasabi Company.


Namashibori Daidai Ponzu / Fresh Daidai Citrus Ponzu Sauce 300ml

Namashibori Daidai Ponzu / Fresh Daidai Citrus Ponzu Sauce 300ml

Traditional ponzu made with fresh daidai juice & seasoned with natural ingredients. 300ml ..

£10.00

Namashibori Yuzu Ponzu / Fresh Yuzu Ponzu Sauce 300ml

Namashibori Yuzu Ponzu / Fresh Yuzu Ponzu Sauce 300ml

Traditional ponzu made with fresh yuzu. Serve with sushi or sashimi, use in salad dressing, mari..

£10.00

Sudachi Kombu Ponzu / Ponzu Sauce with Sudachi and Kombu Seaweed 300ml

Sudachi Kombu Ponzu / Ponzu Sauce with Sudachi and Kombu Seaweed 300ml

SPECIAL OFFER. 50% OFF – WAS £10.75 NOW £5.35 This item is reduced due..

£5.35 £10.75

Sudachi Kombu Ponzu / Ponzu Sauce with Sudachi and Kombu Seaweed 700ml

Sudachi Kombu Ponzu / Ponzu Sauce with Sudachi and Kombu Seaweed 700ml

Traditionally made using fresh sudachi (Japanese citrus) juice & rich kombu seaweed soup sto..

£21.50

Champonzu / Mixed Citrus Ponzu Sauce 300ml

Champonzu / Mixed Citrus Ponzu Sauce 300ml

Classic ponzu sauce using a generous amount of 5 different Japanese citrus fruits: yuzu, daidai, y..

£12.20

Champonzu / Mixed Citrus Ponzu Sauce 700ml

Champonzu / Mixed Citrus Ponzu Sauce 700ml

Classic ponzu sauce using a generous amount of 5 different Japanese citrus fruits: yuzu, daidai, y..

£24.00

Tezukuri-Tsuyu / Handmade Seasoning Soy Sauce 300ml

Tezukuri-Tsuyu / Handmade Seasoning Soy Sauce 300ml

Handmade from bonito soup stock, shiitake mushroom & kombu seaweed soup stock. Tezukuri Tsuyu ..

£10.00

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