30 Best Miso Recipes


Miso is an amazing seasoning which has been used since the old times in Japan. Not only is miso has great taste, it is also nutrient-rich food. If you get tired of everyday tastes, it’s time to try new Asian recipe using miso. You can actually use any type of miso, and just note that adjust the saltiness and sweetness using other seasonings to your liking. Enjoy miso world with my recipes!

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1. Appetizer

Some people might think making miso dishes is difficult, but actually miso can work perfectly as a secret ingredient for all kinds of dishes. Here are many recommended appetizer recipes using a small amount of miso, and it incredibly upgrades the taste.

MISO-GARLIC EDAMAME
Miso-Garlic Edamame

Want to experience different flavor of edamame? This is the best flavor for tonight!
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COLD CHICKEN WITH ADDICTIVE SPICY SAUCE (YODARE DORI)
[Yodare Dori] Cold Chicken with Addictive Spicy Sauce
As the name suggests, it’s mouthwatering dish. This goes so well with beer!
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POTATO & CHEESE SPRING ROLLS
Potato & Cheese Spring Rolls

Miso flavored mashed potato and cheese are the best for this crispy rolls.
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FLUFFY TOFU & HANPEN BALLS RECIPE
Fluffy Tofu & Hanpen Balls

Very fluffy and delicious balls are kind of like fritters, but must be new type of it which gives you interesting texture and amazing flavor of miso!
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Baked Avocado Eggs with Miso Flavor

Stuffed avocado with rich and delicious egg sauce. Miso gives accent to the sauce.
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ROASTED OKRA WITH MISO MAYONNAISE
Roasted Okra with Miso Mayonnaise

This is simple yet scrumptious finger food. Mild miso sauce matches so well with fresh okra!
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CRISPY BEEF SPRING ROLLS
Crispy Beef Spring Rolls
Beef stir-fried with fresh vegetables and special miso sauce is the best ingredient for crispy spring rolls. So yummy!!
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HEALTHY TOFU GRATIN
Healthy Tofu Gratin

Healthy yet delicious gratin! Savory cheese and miso improve the taste of white sauce incredibly.
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MISO & SPICY COD ROE BAGUETTE RECIPE
Miso & Spicy Cod Roe Baguette

Spicy cod roe become even more delicious by making cream sauce with miso. Recommended for mentaiko beginners too!
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ROASTED SHIITAKE MUSHROOMS WITH MISO & CHEESE
Roasted Shiitake Mushrooms with Miso & Cheese

Did you know cream cheese is great partner with miso? Egg yolk is also key material indeed.
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TOFU STEAK WITH MISO SAUCE
Tofu Steak with Miso Sauce

Simple tofu steak becomes fantastic dish by using great miso sauce. Please use your favorite vegetables too.
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2. Main Dish

As well as soy sauce, miso is one of the most popular salty seasoning among Japanese. It doesn’t exist only for miso soup, but help us to make wonderful main dishes!

BEST FRIED RICE
Best Miso Fried Rice
Savory garlic miso is the excellent flavor of new type of fried rice.
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SOY-HONEY PORK RIBS WITH MISO
Soy-Honey Pork Ribs with Miso

Easy one-pan pork ribs recipe. Enjoy the fantastic savory sauce with miso and mustard.
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CREAMY PASTA WITH SALMON & SPINACH RECIPE
Creamy Pasta with Salmon & Spinach
You cannot cook pasta without miso from now. It’s the essential material to make rich and delicious pasta!
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CRISPY MISO FRIED CHICKEN
Crispy Miso Fried Chicken (Karaage)
Karaage has already become like a soul food among Japanese. Soy sauce flavor is not the only option for it!
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GRILLED PORK WITH MISO SESAME SAUCE
Grilled Pork with Miso Sesame Sauce

Salty-sweet sauce with miso always give us happiness. The sesame is adding savory flavor to the dish. Don’t miss this wonderful plate!
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TOFU HAMBURG STEAK WITH MISO
Tofu Hamburg Steak with Miso

Fluffy and juicy tofu hamburg with Japanese-style fresh sauce.
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HONEY MISO BAKED CHICKEN
Honey Miso Baked Chicken
Extremely easy baked (grilled) chicken with special miso sauce. It’s seriously best sauce for juicy chicken!
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JAPANESE STYLE DRY CURRY
Japanese Style Dry Curry

One-pan easiest, most delicious curry recipe for everyone who love curry! Enjoy the sweetness of a lot of vegetables. You don’t really feel miso, but it’s definitely the most important seasoning to make deliciousness.
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MISO KATSU (CUTLET WITH ORIGINAL SWEET MISO SAUCE)
Miso Katsu

Japanese cutlet (tonkatsu) with sweet miso sauce. This miso is very unique, soybean miso. You must love this amazing red miso sauce!
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INARI-ZUSHI WITH MISO
Inari-Zushi with Miso

I bet miso is absolutely unexpected secret ingredient for making sushi. Sweet yet salty deep fried thin tofu and vinegar rice are the best combination.
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EASY JAPANESE TERIYAKI CHICKEN
Easy Japanese Teriyaki Chicken

You can’t go wrong using “soy sauce + miso” for teriyaki. Miso helps soy sauce a lot to make even better taste.
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3. Salad

Tired of meat dishes with miso? Why don’t you grab some miso and your favorite vegetable. Then just try those easy recipe to start healthy, delicious diet!

BEST CHOPPED SALAD WITH MISO DRESSING
Best Chopped Salad with Miso Dressing

Just put any vegetables, nuts, and protein you love and mix with this superb miso dressing.
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WALNUT MISO VEGGIE DIP
Walnut Miso Veggie Dip

Looking for new type of dip sauce for veggie? This is absolutely excellent sauce makes you happy!
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KABOCHA SQUASH (JAPANESE PUMPKIN) SALAD
Kabocha Squash (Japanese Pumpkin) Salad

Much easier than the looks, and incredibly delicious salad! Use microwave to cook hard pumpkin.
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BROCCOLI EGG SALAD WITH CURRY MAYONNAISE
Broccoli Egg Salad with Curry Mayonnaise

Beloved dressing… You can enjoy any type of vegetables if they are with this sauce.
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4. Snack & Side Dish

SHISO (JAPANESE BASIL) MISO
Shiso (Japanese Basil) Miso

All-purpose miso sauce, you can eat it with your favorite ingredient such as vegetables, meat, tofu. I love rice balls with shiso miso!
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KABOCHA SQUASH (JAPANESE PUMPKIN) SOUP WITH MISO
Kabocha Squash (Japanese Pumpkin) Soup with Miso

Miso soup is not the only one soup dish that requires delicious miso paste. But a little bit of miso makes pumpkin soup even better with rich flavor.
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GRILLED CORN WITH MISO BUTTER
Grilled Corn with Miso Butter

Everybody must be attracted by this savory smell of miso and butter. Don’t get addicted by this lovely combination.
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SEASONED RICE (TAKIKOMI-GOHAN) WITH SALMON & MAITAKE MUSHROOMS
Takikomi-Gohan (Japanese Mixed Rice) with Miso Salmon

Easy rice cooker recipe that gives you the best seasoned rice. Use your favorite fish and mushrooms, or even other materials such as vegetables.
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