Total Time
Prep 2 mins
Cook 20 mins

Dengaku is one of Japan's oldest types of miso cuisine. It consists of grilling various types of skewered foods, then coating the food with a thin layer of sweetened miso and grilling again. Here is how to make the sweet simmered miso used in dengaku. After you have made it you can use it on grilled veg such as eggplant and sweet potato. Grill the veg and top with a thin later of miso, grill until bubbly.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Put all the ingredients in a small saucepan and stir with a wooden spatula over a medium flame.
  2. When the mixture begins to boil, reduce the heat and continue stirring until smooth and thick (around 20 minutes).
  3. Let cool and then it's ready to use.
  4. Sweet simmered miso can be refrigerated for up to a month.

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