Ishikawa Prefecture

Mettajiru (Pork Miso Soup)

Mettajiru (Pork Miso Soup)
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Ingredients (4 Servings)

  • Pork 80 g
  • Daikon Radish 50 g
  • Carrots 30 g
  • Burdock Root One quarter cut
  • Konjac One quarter cut
  • Taro 2
  • Shitake Mushroom 2 Pieces
  • Green Onion One quarter cut
  • Dashi Soup 4 Cups
  • Miso 35 g

How to cook

  • 1. Cut pork into bite sized pieces.

  • 2. Cut the daikon, carrots and shitake into quarter rounds. Cut the taros into either half or quarter rounds. Cut the burdock roots diagonally and soak in water.

  • 3. Rub the konjac with salt and boil in hot water. Cut into bite sized pieces.

  • 4. Let the dashi come to a boil in a pot and put the ingredients from 1-3 in. Skim the foam from the top of the soup and let simmer until the vegetables are soft.

  • 5. Whisk miso into 4 and adjust the taste as necessary. Add in diagonally cut green onion and serve in a bowl.

provider : Recipe provided by; Etsuko Aoki’s New Jiwamon Kingdom: Kanazawa Cuisine (Author: Etsuko Aoki)

* Recipes vary depending on the region and home.