Making Miso Soup w-Shiitake Mushrooms

Making Miso Soup w-Shiitake Mushrooms

Learn how to make Miso soup with shiitake mushrooms made with dashi, miso paste and shiitake mushrooms. Both miso and dashi are available in Asian markets.

Recipe for Japanese Miso Soup w/Daikon Radish and Tofu
Ingredients for Japanese Miso Soup w/Daikon Radish and Tofu:

  • 1 litre dashi (homemade or instant)
  • 1 daikon radish – trimmed, washed and julienned or cut into matchsticks (optional)
  • 130 g shiitake nushrooms, soaked in water for 20 minutes, drained, trimmed and cut into quaters or slice thinly
  • 2 tbsp white miso paste
  • 2 spring onions, trimmed and finely sliced


  1. Reserve roughly 120 ml dashi and pour the rest into a pot.
  2. Bring to the boil, add radish. Cook for 3 minutes.
  3. Reduce heat, add shiitake mushrooms. Stir for 2-3 minutes.
  4. In a bowl, beat miso with reserved dashi until smooth, then stir into soup.
  5. Simmer for 2-3 minutes until soup is thoroughly combined, then stir in most of the spring onions.
  6. Ladle soup and daikon radish into bowls and garnish with remaining spring onions.
  7. Serve hot.

Making Miso Soup w-Shiitake Mushrooms

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5 thoughts on “Making Miso Soup w-Shiitake Mushrooms

  1. Generally we get soup as our dinner. Because it is good for health. I think that more than healthy other soup. Because it is vegetarian one. I think anyone can get it without age limits.

  2. Wow, the recipe seems to be great and I really love the soup. I would surly try this one day.

  3. Japanese Miso Soup is really fantastic. It is of supreme taste and richness. I am curious to cook soup with easy indian food recipes, if there is any alternative.

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