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Miso Soup With Shrimp

It is a very light soup and served with just a few delicate ingredients added, so one may enjoy the flavor of the soup itself. The Japanese drink this soup from the bowl; spoons are not offered. Your children will love that aspect of Japanese formality.

Cuisine: Japanese
Courses: Soup
Serves: 5 people

Recipe Ingredients

10   Large shrimp - cooked and peeled
3 cups 711mlDashi stock - see * Note 1
1/2 cup 118mlMiso, light - see * Note 2
2   Kamaboko - (small cakes, thinly sliced) - see * Note 3
1/2 teaspoon 2.5mlSugar
2   Scallion - chopped
1/2   Bean curd, fresh - cut into small cubes

Recipe Instructions

* Note 1: Made from dried seaweed or dried tuna shavings; is available in Japanese or Oriental markets.

* Note 2: Fermented soybean paste; available in Japanese or Oriental markets.

* Note 3: Deep-fried fish paste cakes or can use deep-fried bean curd cakes; available in Japanese or Oriental markets.

Prepare the Dashi stock according to the instructions on the package. Bring to a simmer and stir in the miso, using a wire whisk. Add the sugar, kamaboko and fresh bean curd. Divide into five bowls and add the scallions and shrimp.

THE FRUGAL GOURMET by Jeff Smith - From the 01-30-1991 issue - The Springfield Union-News


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