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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.
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.
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.
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!
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.
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.