RECIPE: Simmered Tofu Nametake

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RECIPE: Simmered Tofu Nametake


Simmered tofu is the perfect subtle base for the rich flavors of mentaiko nametake.

Servings: 3


  • 2 tbsp Mentaiko Nametake
  • 1 tbsp soy sauce*
  • 100ml water
  • 1 piece (250g) silken tofu (cut into bite-sized pieces)
  • ½ negi (green onion) (sliced diagonally)
  • 2 tsp potato starch (to thicken)
  • Starch and water (appropriate amount)


  1. Heat the mentaiko nametake, soy sauce and water in a small pan over medium heat. When it starts to simmer, add the tofu and negi and bring to a boil.
  2. Mix the potato starch with a bit of water, then stir gently into the soup until it begins to thicken. Serve and enjoy.

*Available in our Creative Beginnings: Redefining “Wa” Care Package

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