RECIPE: KASUJIRU (SAKE KASU MISO SOUP)

RECIPE: KASUJIRU (SAKE KASU MISO SOUP)

 

This hearty comfort food is the perfect way to stay warm in the winter. Kasujiru is a traditional Japanese soup which consists of a variety of ingredients such as carrots, daikon (Japanese radish), and/or fish, served in a sake kasu (sake lees) and miso broth. Feel free to use any seasonal vegetables you have available.

Servings: 2

Ingredients

  • 200ml water
  • 100ml milk
  • ¼ package shimeji mushrooms (or your favorite mushrooms) (cut into bite-sized pieces)
  • 30g carrots (cut into bite-sized pieces)
  • 100g daikon (Japanese radish) (cut into bite-sized pieces)
  • 1 small potato (cut into bite-sized pieces)
  • 1 salmon fillet (grilled)
  • 1 tbsp miso
  • 1-2 tsp butter
  • 1 tbsp Junmai Daiginjo Sake Kasu (Lees) Powder

Instructions

  1. Add the water and milk to a pot and boil the mushrooms, carrots, daikon and potato until they become soft.
  2. Add the grilled salmon and miso. Cook lightly, then melt in the butter and sake kasu powder. Mix and serve hot.

2 Responses

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March 14, 2022

Thank you for your question Caitlin. You can use either plain or salted salmon, but if you use plain salmon you may want to add a bit of salt to the soup as desired.

Caitlin Dailey

Caitlin Dailey

March 14, 2022

What would be the best way to pre grill the salmon? Just plain or maybe like grilled salted salmon? Thanks!

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