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.
A light blue ceramic bowl containing Japanese Pickled Cabbage.

Japanese Pickled Cabbage (Video) キャベツの浅漬け

Brined in salt, kombu and chili flakes, this palate-cleansing Japanese Pickled Cabbage makes a...
Onsen Tamago in a flower-shaped bowl.

Onsen Tamago (Video) 温泉卵

Originally prepared in hot spring water in Japan, my Onsen Tamago recipe with silky...
A white plate containing Korean Pancake (Pajeon) served with a dipping sauce.

Korean Pancake (Pajeon) 파전 (Video)

This savory Korean Pancake (Pajeon 파전) recipe with scallion and shrimp is so delicious!...
A rice bowl containing ginger rice which is served with miso soup and pickles.

Ginger Rice (Video) 生姜の炊き込みご飯

Fragrant Japanese rice cooked with ginger, fried tofu skin, and flavorful soy sauce base...
A red lacquer bowl containing Pickled Cucumber.

Japanese Pickled Cucumbers (Video) きゅうりの漬物

With just a few simple ingredients, you can make this crunchy and refreshing Japanese...
A ceramic dish containing Hijiki Seaweed Salad.

Hijiki Seaweed Salad (Video)ひじきの煮物

A classic Hijiki Seaweed Salad features a type of wild seaweed that is highly...
A Japanese ceramic bowl containing Daikon and Cucumber Salad with Shio Koji.

Daikon and Cucumber Salad with Shio Koji 大根ときゅうりの塩麹和え

Refershing daikon and cucumber salad marinated with shio koji, which enhances the ingredients and...
Steamed rice in Japanese rice bowls.

How to Cook Japanese Rice in a Pot on the Stove (Video)

No rice cooker? No problem! Learn how to cook Japanese rice on the stove...
Chestnut Rice | Easy Japanese Recipes at

Chestnut Rice (Kuri Gohan) (Video) 栗ご飯

Aromatic Chestnut Rice or Kuri Gohan is a traditional Japanese rice recipe in the...
Quick & Easy Tamagoyaki | Easy Japanese Recipes at

Quick and Easy Tamagoyaki

Homemade recipe for easy tamagoyaki. Enjoy this delicious Japanese rolled omelette in bento or...
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 decorations out of food. Dress up your bento with a ham...
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