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Tonjiru 1


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  • Author: Raymund
  • Prep Time: 15 mins
  • Cook Time: 25 mins
  • Total Time: 40 mins
  • Yield: 4-5 1x
  • Category: Main Course
  • Cuisine: Japanese


Tonjiru is a loaded version of miso soup – with thinly sliced pork, tofu, mushrooms and vegetable it has everything sorted for you.


  • 6 cups dashi
  • 5 tbsp miso
  • 300 g thinly sliced pork belly
  • 1 block tofu, cubed
  • 1 carrot, sliced
  • 2 cups sliced Napa cabbage
  • 6 pcs dried shiitake mushrooms
  • 1 stalk spring onion, thinly sliced
  • half of a small daikon, sliced
  • 1 onion, thinly sliced
  • oil


  1. In a soup pot add oil them on high heat cook the pork until light brown in colour.
  2. Push pork aside then add and sauté the onions.
  3. Add the daikon, carrots and mushroom. Pour the dashi then bring it to a boil. Simmer for 15 minutes in low heat.
  4. Add the miso, mix it well and make sure it is totally dissolved.
  5. Add the tofu, Napa cabbage and spring onions, let it simmer for 5 more minutes and do not let it boil. Gently stir to mix.
  6. Remove from heat and serve on individual bowls.