Toyama Prefecture

Tara jiru

Tara jiru
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  • Ecchu Toyama Food Kingdom (Toyama Prefecture)


Ingredients (For 4 persons)

  • Alaska pollack (Theragra chalcogramma) 2
  • burdock root Appropriate amount
  • green onion Appropriate amount
  • Miso paste 3 tbsp.
  • water 4 cups

How to cook

  • 1. Remove the cod scales and open the belly from under the chin.

  • 2. Remove the internal organs, and keep the liver, milt, and cod roe separate.

  • 3. Remove the blood using a brush and rinse well under running water.

  • 4. Cut into 2 cm pieces.

  • 5. Whole gobo (burdock root) into small pieces and soak in water to remove the roughness.

  • 6. Pour water into a pot and heat.

  • 7. When water comes to a boil, add 2/3 of the amount of miso paste, and add the cod meat, kimo, shirako, and mako.

  • 8. Bring to a boil, then simmer, removing the lye frequently.

  • 9. When the cod meat turns white, add the remaining miso and burdock root, cover the pot and turn off the heat. Finish by sprinkling with scallions.

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* Recipes vary depending on the region and home.