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Easy Japanese Recipe- How to Make Gochiso Tonjiru (Pork and Vegetable Miso Soup)

Easy Japanese Recipe- How to Make Gochiso Tonjiru (Pork and Vegetable Miso Soup)

Gochiso Tonjiru (豚汁) is an easy homestyle miso soup loaded with pork and vegetables. You can enjoy it with rice or as a starter with another dish.

Let's learn how to make this hearty, healthy soup using one of our YukiHira Nabe Pots.

 

What you'll need (makes a single serving):

Ingredients:

80 g thinly sliced pork

1 hondashi packet (1 tsp of dashi powder can be used as a substitute)

2 tbsp miso paste

1/4 carrot, sliced

1/4 yellow onion, sliced

1 large egg

300 ml water

handful of sliced Welsh onion (green onion can be used as a substitute) for garnishing

optional: shichimi togarashi chili spice powder

How to Make Tonjiru

Directions:

1. bring 300 ml of water to a boil in a YukiHira Nabe pot

2. add hondashi packet (or dashi powder), slices of onion and carrot

How to Make Tonjiru

3. cover pot and allow ingredients to boil for about 5 minutes, stirring occasionally

How to Make Tonjiru

4. remove dashi packet and discard

5. add pork and allow slices to fully cook

How to Make Tonjiru

6. remove scum/fat from the surface of the soup

7. add egg (be careful not to break the yolk!), cover the pot again and allow to cook for one minute

How to Make Tonjiru

8. add miso paste, stir thoroughly until dissolved and allow to cook for one more minute

How to Make Tonjiru

9. remove pot from stove, transfer soup to a bowl and garnish with Welsh onion as desired

optional: add shichimi togarashi chili spice powder to taste for an added kick of spiciness

How to Make Tonjiru

Itadakimasu! (Let's eat!)

 

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