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Miso Happy: Five Japanese Recipes Using Miso Paste

There’ll be smiles all round when you whip up these five easy Japanese recipes using miso paste, including authentic miso ramen, classic miso soup, and creative recipes using eggplant and beef steaks.

Miso ramen

Stir-fried chicken breast and hard-boiled egg add plenty of protein to this Japanese miso ramen recipe. If you’ve got time to spare, you can make your own dashi broth with konbu seaweed and bonito flakes. Otherwise, use a good-quality store-bought version for a simple 20-minute dinner.

miso ramen recipe

Barbecued wasabi beef steaks with mushroom rice salad

Add a Japanese accent to your next barbecue with these marinated beef steaks, served with a miso-flavoured mushroom rice salad on the side.

BBQ wasabi beef steaks with mushroom rice salad

Japanese wasabi-miso eggplant

Ideal as a starter for a Japanese dinner party, this wasabi-miso eggplant recipe offers a unique twist on the classic nasu dengaku (miso eggplant), with a hint of Japanese wasabi to liven things up!

Japanese Wasabi Miso Eggplant Recipe

Miso ramen with salmon & silken tofu

Good-quality instant miso soup sachets make light work of this virtuous ramen recipe, packed with feel-good salmon and silken tofu.

Miso Ramen with Salmon and Silken Tofu Recipe

Classic miso soup

No Japanese meal would be complete without a bowl of fortifying miso soup. Just four simple ingredients are all it takes to make a classic miso soup, or experiment by adding mushrooms, cockles and other ingredients.

Miso soup

For more Japanese inspiration, discover 10 facts you didn’t know about Japanese food, or learn the secret to authentic soba noodles with Japanese cooking expert Kinsan.

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