Miyagi Prefecture

Donko Jiru (brown hakeling soup)

Donko Jiru (brown hakeling soup)
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Ingredients (4 servings)

  • Donko 1 or 2 (800g)
  • Daikon 200g
  • Tofu 200g
  • Green onion 1
  • Water 5 cups
  • Sendai miso 70g

How to cook

  • 1. Cut the daikon into chunks, slice the leeks diagonally, and cut the tofu into large pieces.

  • 2. Remove the scales and entrails from the donko, and cut the head into 3 or 4 pieces. Also, remove the liver from the guts and cut it into large pieces.

  • 3. Put the donko meat, liver, daikon radish, and water in a pot. Simmer for about 10 minutes, skimming off any scum.

  • 4. Once the daikon is cooked, add miso paste to season it. Then, add the green onions and tofu. Turn off the heat, serve in bowls, and enjoy.

provider : “Gotsosan: Miyagi's Local Foods to Pass Down” (The Association for the Promotion of Miyagi Food)

* Recipes vary depending on the region and home.