One authentic original popular Japanese food and recipe is Mackerel with miso sauce. It is a sweet miso paste like sauce on this fish. This fish is rich in Omega-3’s and is very beneficial to health. King mackerel is popular fish in Japan.
Recipe of Japanese miso soup is very easy and I put miso soup ingredients ideas in this page .You can put basically anything in Japanese miso soup. Ingredients ideas of Tofu and wakame
are very standard one. And I give more ingredients ideas here because you only see wakame and tofu miso soup in U.S. restaurants but not other vegetables in the soup.
What is brown bean sauce or brown bean paste? How can you make this own?
I make my own. It is not very difficult so if you have a time, make your own.
Of course, you can buy it. It is about 5 dollars for a jar in the store.
I find regular grocery store at ethnic section.
Real one use Haccho miso.
It is difficult to find Haccho miso in my town so I use regular miso.
Haccho miso is storonger taste than miso compare to regular miso. Usually red color.
Miso ————————————- 1 pound
Sugar ———————————— 1 pound
Soy souce ——————————– 2 cups
Salad oil ———————————-1/4 cup
Sesami oil ——————————— 1 1/2 tbs
Put Miso, sugar, soy sauce in the pot and mix well. Cook it 40 to 50 min on low heat. (do not burn it!)
Add salad oil in cooked miso and additional 10 min to cook it. Turn off the heat and add sesame oil and mix well.
Put in the jar and store in the refrigerator. This size makes 2 of my picutre’s jar.
This picture is what I found in local super market.
It says SPICY but my ingredients don’t have any hot spicy thing.
But Chinese character said this is the same sauce that I am making it.