Miso recipes that go beyond soup

Love miso soup? You’re in luck! Miso is a versatile condiment that can be used to add flavor to a wide variety of dishes beyond the classic soup. Whether you’re looking to add some delicious miso flavor to your next dinner or even make a creative miso dessert, TikTok has a recipe for you. Here are five delicious dishes from TikTok that showcase miso.

1. Garlic butter miso pasta


Fr still shocked that the garlic butter miso pasta was so easy to make??? And v happy I found the halal miso paste. Recipe from @shankcooks #miso #sgfoodie #sgfood #recipesoftiktok

♬ Sakura Trees – saib

This garlic butter miso pasta might be the ultimate comfort food! To make it, sauté garlic, butter, chili flakes, mushrooms and prawns. When the ingredients are close to cooked, add in miso paste and a bit of pasta water. Finally, add in cooked pasta, mix everything together and enjoy!

2. Sticky miso bananas

For a sweet miso dessert, try this sticky miso bananas recipe. Start by heating butter in a pan. Then add sugar and miso paste, and stir until the mixture becomes smooth. Season with cardamom pods. Then lay sliced bananas in the pan. Fry the bananas until they turn brown. Then flip them over and repeat. Serve with a bit of coconut yogurt and sesame seeds.

3. Miso black cod

This miso black cod is so flavorful! To make it, boil rice wine vinegar and sake. Then add white miso paste and sugar, and mix until it forms a sauce. Pour the mixture over cod fillets, cover them tightly, and let them marinate in the refrigerator for three days. Once the cod is marinated, bake them at 425 degrees Fahrenheit until they’re crispy on the outside and tender on the inside.

4. Miso grilled cheese


Surprisingly loved this combo! Whole recipe on my IG #Wee #easyrecipe #foodtiktok #cheese #Homemade

♬ I’m So Pretty – chunkymonkeeyy

Looking for an easy grilled cheese upgrade? Add a bit of miso mayonnaise to maximize its flavor. Start by mixing miso and mayonnaise to make your miso mayo. Spread the miso mayonnaise on both sides of two pieces of bread, then toast the bread in a pan. Add cheddar and mozzarella cheese to one slice of bread. Place the bread back in the pan, adding the second slice when the cheese melts. Toast on both sides and enjoy! 

5. Vegan miso glazed eggplant

For a vegan side dish that will knock your socks off, try this flavor-packed miso glazee eggplant recipe. Start by cutting an eggplant in half and scoring the surface with a knife. Sauté the eggplant on both sides in a frying pan until it browns. Then make the glaze by mixing miso paste, sugar and mirin. Spread the glaze on the eggplants, and bake them in the oven. Garnish with sesame seeds and dig in!

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