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Miso Soup
Miso Soup Recipe


Miso soup is easy and quick to prepare, and a typical serving provides about 1/6 of the adult daily requirement of protein. Miso is a fermented paste of soy beans, barley or rice, and salt. This traditional Japanese soup consist of many authentic Asian ingredients which makes it extremely flavourful and unique. Try this Japanese recipe.
Cooking Time: < 15mins
Serves:2
Total time: < 15mins
Course: Starter
Cook Method: Boil
Cuisine: Japanese









Ingredients:

250g soft tofu (chopped into small cubes)
1 spring onion (finely sliced)
850ml dashi stock
45ml Hikari Red Miso Paste




Steps:
  1. Put the spring onion and the tofu into the bottom of a soup bowl.
  2. Heat the dashi, then remove from heat and add the miso, whisking through. Do not re-boil.
  3. Ladle the liquid into the bowls and serve immediately.

Five Things You Didn’t Know About Miso Soup

  1. According to Japanese custom, the solid ingredients used in miso soup are chosen to reflect the seasons and to provide contrasts of colour, texture, and flavour.
  2. Ingredients that float (wakame seaweed), and ingredients that sink (potatoes), are combined by many chefs in Japan.
  3. Some versions of this soup contain mushrooms, potatoes, seaweed, onion,shrimp, fish, and grated or sliced daikon.
  4. Miso soup can be prepared in a variety of ways, depending on the style of soup. Japanese recipes usually rely on the ingredients – be it meats or vegetables – to be cooked in the simmering This is true of mushrooms, carrots, potatoes, and fish.
  5. In Japan, miso soup and white rice make up the central dishes of the traditional Japanese breakfast.

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Miso soup is easy and quick to prepare, and a typical serving provides about 1/6 of the adult daily requirement of protein. Miso is a fermented paste of soy beans, barley or rice, and salt. This traditional Japanese soup consist of many authentic Asian ingredients which makes it extremely flavourful and unique. Try this Japanese recipe.

Cooking Time: < 15mins
Serves: 2
Total time: < 15mins
Course: Starter
Cook Method: Boil
Cuisine: Japanese
Ingredients

250g soft tofu (chopped into small cubes)
1 spring onion (finely sliced)
850ml dashi stock
45ml Hikari Red Miso Paste

Instructions
  1. Put the spring onion and the tofu into the bottom of a soup bowl.
  2. Heat the dashi, then remove from heat and add the miso, whisking through. Do not re-boil.
  3. Ladle the liquid into the bowls and serve immediately.

Five Things You Didn’t Know About Miso Soup

  1. According to Japanese custom, the solid ingredients used in miso soup are chosen to reflect the seasons and to provide contrasts of colour, texture, and flavour.
  2. Ingredients that float (wakame seaweed), and ingredients that sink (potatoes), are combined by many chefs in Japan.
  3. Some versions of this soup contain mushrooms, potatoes, seaweed, onion,shrimp, fish, and grated or sliced daikon.
  4. Miso soup can be prepared in a variety of ways, depending on the style of soup. Japanese recipes usually rely on the ingredients – be it meats or vegetables – to be cooked in the simmering This is true of mushrooms, carrots, potatoes, and fish.
  5. In Japan, miso soup and white rice make up the central dishes of the traditional Japanese breakfast.

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