Simmered carps in miso to make it easier to eat
A traditional local food of sliced carps simmered in miso. It was named "Koikoku" after the name of miso "Kokushou" which was used for cooking. Fish or meat with strong or peculiar flavors become very tasty when cooked with miso. This food has been widespread in the inland of Eastern Japan.
for ４ persons
- carp4 slices
- daikon (cut into quater-rounds)50ｇ
- hakusai (cut into chunks)100ｇ
- negi (cut into small pieces)1
- water4 cups
- seasonal vegetables if desired
- Soak carp in slightly salted water for 10 minutes.
- In a pan put water, daikon, carrots and hakusai, and heat over medium heat.
- Once it comes to a boil, add carp and simmer for a while. Skim off the scum.
- When vegetables become soft, add miso to taste, negi, remove from the heat, and dish up on a bowl.
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