Clear Soup

  • Chicken Clear Soup

    Chicken Tenderloin Clear Soup

    I have just harvested Yuzu fruit from my Yuzu tree, that I planted in a pot 3-4 years ago. To enjoy the fragrance of zest of Yuzu fruit, the best way is to add a small piece of zest to Japanese clear soup. When I harvested Yuzu fruit last year, I shared my Fish Clear …

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    Dumplings in Soup

    These Dumplings are really easy to make, and I add them to Rice Soup, Miso Soup, soy sauce flavoured Clear Soup and Nabe (Hot Pot) dishes. Because my children love them so much, I think I should write down the recipe, so that they can one day make them by themselves. Today I added the …

  • Clear Soup Fish

    Fish Clear Soup

    My mother used to cook this Fish Clear Soup for special occasions, when she cooked Sushi or special rice dishes. She used a fish called ‘Hamo’ that is really delicious, but it is not available where I live now. I use firm white fish such as Snapper. Clear soup is usually seasoned with Salt and …

  • Clear Soup Egg

    Dropped Egg Clear Soup

    When I was a little girl, this soup (Egg only!) frequently appeared on our family’s dinner table. My family was poor, but my sisters and I always ate nutritious meals. I credit my mother for that, and Eggs must have been a great source of protein for her to cook. Today I added Prawns to …

  • Clear Soup Vegetables

    Monk’s Vegan Soup ‘Kenchin-jiru’

    This soup is called ‘Kenchin-jiru’ in Japan. It is originally a Buddhist dish and vegan. Vegetable base stock, such as Shiitake Mushroom OR Kombu (Kelp), is used for this soup. It is commonly seasoned with Soy Sauce, but there are many variations these days. Some people prefer seasoning with Miso. Root vegetables are the main …

  • Clear Soup Egg Mushrooms

    Egg & Enoki Soup

    Egg Soup is everyone’s favourite. When you add whisked Egg into hot soup, Egg is instantly cooked and comes up to the surface. However, if the soup is slightly thickened with a small amount of Starch, the Egg floats in the soup evenly. In Japan, this type of Clear Soup with Egg is called ‘Kakitama-jiru’. …

  • Clear Soup Fish

    Sardine Balls for Soup

    My son doesn’t like to eat fish that have bones. Even the filleted Sardines still have fine bones and he is reluctant to eat them. When he was very young, he got a fish bone stuck in the throat for three days. When it finally came out, we were all shocked at the size of …

  • Clear Soup Prawn & Shrimp

    Prawn Wonton Soup

    On a cold day, warm soup for dinner makes my family happy. Last night, I was just about to make Tofu & Egg Soup that is my children’s favourite, but I changed my mind when I saw frozen prawns in my freezer. I made Prawn Wonton Soup instead. We can buy wonton wrappers from most …

  • Chicken Clear Soup

    Chicken Ball Soup

    Drop Chicken Ball mixture into boiling Dashi Stock OR Chicken Stock to cook. It is an easy yet very nutritious soup. Adding Udon Noodles and some extra Vegetables makes this soup a very satisfying meal. Makes 4 Servings Ingredients 4 cups Dashi Stock or Chicken Stock1 teaspoon Salt1 tablespoon Soy Sauce Chicken Balls 200 to …

  • Clear Soup Mushrooms Tofu

    Tofu & Enoki Soup

    Enoki can be replaced with Shiitake, Shimeji, Oyster Mushrooms OR other Asian mushrooms. You may wish to add some Eggs. Makes 4 Servings Ingredients 4 cups Dashi Stock  *See ‘Dashi Stock’ page1 teaspoon Salt1 tablespoon Soy Sauce1/2 to 1 block Tofu *soft type100 to 200g Enoki2 Spring Onions *finely Chopped Method Cut Tofu and Enoki into small …

  • Clear Soup Egg Tofu

    Tofu & Egg Soup

    This is my children’s favourite Clear Soup that their Obaa-san (Grandmother) in Japan used to cook for them. She always uses ‘Iriko’ (Dried Baby Sardines / Anchovies) for this soup. For us, this soup got to be cooked with ‘Iriko’ OR ‘Iriko’ Dashi Powder, but you can use any Dashi stock of your choice. Makes …

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    Basic Clear Soup

    Clear soup is usually seasoned with Salt and Soy Sauce. Depending on the ingredients, Sake (Rice Wine) and Mirin are also used. The above image is the clear soup with a piece of Cod, Enoki and Spring Onion. Makes 4 Servings Ingredients 4 cups Dashi *See ‘Dashi Stock’ page1 teaspoon Salt1 tablespoons Soy Sauce Add two or …