Side Dish

Browse our collection of popular Japanese side dishes, including Pickled Cucumbers, Agedashi Tofu, Spinach Gomaae, and Japanese Rolled Omelette (tamagoyaki). These side dish recipes will round up your Japanese meals! They also go well with many of your favorite Asian food with a side of rice.

A bizenware containing kinpira gobo, a classic Japanese side dish.
Bacon-Wrapped Asparagus | Easy Japanese Recipes at

Bacon-Wrapped Asparagus

For a quick delicious bento side dish, try this bacon wrapped asparagus. Roll them...
Ham Flower | Easy Japanese Recipes at

How To Make Ham Flower

Japanese make pretty decoration out of food. Dress up your bento with a ham...
Summer Vegetables Baked in Parchment | Easy Japanese Recipes at

Summer Vegetables Baked in Parchment Paper

Delicious and healthy summer vegetables with maple miso sauce baked in parchment paper.
Grilled corn with miso butter sauce on the wooden cutting board.

Grilled Corn with Miso Butter 味噌バターコーン

Sweet and delicious grilled corn marinated in miso butter, using Hikari Miso's saikyo miso.
Octopus Sausage |

How To Make Octopus Sausage

Making cute octopus sausage for children's bento is very easy, just follow these quick...
Bitter Melon Salad |

Bitter Melon Salad ゴーヤの白和え

Refreshing bitter melon salad mixed with tofu and sesame seeds.
Japanese Pickled Daikon in a Japanese blue ceramic bowl.

Pickled Daikon 大根の漬物

Traditional Japanese Tsukemono, refreshing daikon marinated in rice vinegar, sake, chili pepper, sugar, and...
Pickled Cucumbers |

Pickled Cucumbers with Ginger きゅうりと生姜の浅漬け

Simple Japanese Tsukemono (漬物) recipe, sliced cucumber pickled in salt and garnished with ginger.
Sauteed Spinach | Just One

Quick Bento Dish – Sauteed Spinach

It's easy to add a bit of color to your bento with sautéed vegetables,...
Chikuwa Cucumbers

Chikuwa Cucumber

Chikuwa Cucumber is one of the quick dishes that can easily fill empty spaces...
A Japanese blue and white plate containing Yaki Onigiri - Japanese Grilled Rice Balls).

Yaki Onigiri (Grilled Rice Ball) 焼きおにぎり

Grilled crispy Japanese rice ball covered in savory soy sauce.
Pickled Turnip with Yuzu on a blue plate.

Pickled Turnip with Yuzu カブの浅漬け (ゆず風味)

Easy Asazuke (Tsukemono) recipe, Tokyo turnip marinated with yuzu, chili pepper, and kombu (kelp).
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