Miso Soup With Shrimp

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Recipe by dicentra

The Frugal Gourmet On Our Immigrant Ancestors – Jeff Smith Copyright 1990. Japanese. Made to be drunk from the bowl, no spoons.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 3 cups dashi stock
  • 12 cup light miso
  • 12 teaspoon sugar
  • 2 small tofu cakes deep fried bean curd, thinly sliced (kamaboko) or 2 small cake, deep fried fish paste thinly sliced (kamaboko)
  • 4 ounces fresh tofu, cut into cubes
  • 2 scallions, chopped
  • 10 large shrimp, cooked and peeled


  1. Prepare the stock according to instructions on the package.
  2. Bring to a simmer and stir in the miso with a whisk.
  3. Add the sugar, fried bean curd and fresh bean curd.
  4. Divide into 5 bowls and add the scallions and shrimp.

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