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Japanese miso, recipe and where to find it

Japanese miso, recipe and where to find it

Japanese miso, recipe and where to find it. How to make Japanese miso soup (recipe illustrated with photos), simple and detailed instructions also on where to find the ingredients.

When it comes toJapanese food there are some ingredients that are still difficult to find. For the most part it is possible to visit the department "ethnic cuisine"Of large shopping centers, for other ingredients, however, it is better to take advantage of online sales. On this page we will not only explainhow to make miso soup with japanese recipe but also where to find the ingredients.

Japanese miso, soup recipe

In this paragraph I will give you thebasic recipe of Japanese miso soup, that is of themiso soup with tofu. There are, in fact, many variations of miso soup. This we will see now, is thatclassical. What is needed? Here are the ingredients for 4 people:

  • 3 cups of water (720 ml)
  • 1 tablespoon of granulated dashi *
  • 4 tablespoons of organic red miso *
  • 150 g of soft tofu, cut into cubes
  • 1 finely sliced ​​green onion (or a spring onion / leek ...)
  • 1 tablespoon of wakame seaweed *

While soft tofu is easily found in the supermarket, you may struggle with ingredients such as wakame seaweed (kombu seaweed is more common which, in fact, you could also use but has a very strong flavor, in this soup recipe. miso, wakame seaweed is better suited because it matches the delicate flavor of tofu better)

Where to buy the mentioned ingredients? For all information on recipes, properties and uses in the kitchen, I refer you to the pages:

  • Granular dashi broth
  • Wakame seaweed

For miso, I refer you to the next paragraph. To enrich themiso soup with tofuor to prepare onemiso soup with vegetables, you can add theokra and / or re-hydrated shikatee mushrooms. Either way, stir-fry the vegetables for a tastier miso soup.

How to make Japanese miso soup?

Prune the water and boiling temperature and, as soon as the first bubbles appear, add the granular dashi.

Aside, while you wait for the water to boil, sauté the vegetables (onion and possibly okra) in a pan.

Stir and add the three tablespoons of red miso paste. With a whisk, mix until the miso paste is well blended with the dashi broth.

Turn the burner down to low. The broth, from this point, must keep warm but must not boil.

Add the wakame seaweed and tofu, cook for another two minutes and turn off. Add the vegetables, mix and serve still hot.

The photo shows the three steps to make miso soup with the basic (simple) Japanese recipe.

Japanese Miso, where to buy it

The red miso to use in this recipe you can buy it on Amazon. There are many brands, all more or less valid. Personally I buy - generally - what is on offer :) in recent times I have been using the organic miso of the Hikarimiso line, but you feel free to choose the product you prefer.

For the recipe above, you should add 4 tablespoons of red miso paste, preferably made from organically grown soy. For all information on the product used and shown in the photo above, I refer you to this page:Hikari Red Type.

If you prefer to choose another type of miso, at "this Amazon page”You can find a large number of proposals.

Recipes of Japanese cuisine

Here are other recipes of Japanese cuisine:

  • Miso soup
    origins, tradition and where to buy instant miso soup.
  • Ramen Soup and Soba Soup
    recipes and detailed instructions for making the classic Japanese ramen soup and soba soup. Shio soba and shio ramen recipe.
  • Soba, what it is and recipes
    Recipes for cooking homemade or bought Japanese soba.

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Video: How to make Japanese miso soup. japanese food (January 2022).