RECIPE: Yosenabe (Hot Pot) with Kuzukiri (Kudzu Noodles) and Mochi

RECIPE: Yosenabe (Hot Pot) with Kuzukiri and Mochi


Yosenabe is a comforting Japanese hot pot that will warm your body and soul and is the perfect way to enjoy a communal meal with family and friends over the holidays. 

Servings: 2


  • 400ml water
  • 1.5 tbsp cooking sake
  • 1.5 tbsp mirin (can be replaced with pinch of sugar and extra sake)
  • 1.5 tbsp soy sauce
  • 6-8 leaves napa cabbage (cut into 3cm pieces)
  • 100g shimeji mushrooms (or your favorite mushrooms) (remove roots)
  • 100g enoki mushrooms (remove roots and break up)
  • 100g negi (spring onion) (chopped)
  • 20-30g kuzukiri (kudzu noodles)
  • 2 pieces mochi (cut into ½ or ⅓ slices)
  • Dash of ponzu


  1. Combine the water, cooking sake, mirin and soy sauce in a pot or nabe and bring to a boil.  
  2. Add the cabbage, mushrooms, negi, kuzukiri and mochi.
  3. Once the ingredients have cooked, you can take small portions into an individual bowl and add a dash of ponzu.

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