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.
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 on the wooden cutting board.

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

Try this sweet and juicy Grilled Corn with Miso Butter recipe for your next...
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...
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).
Japanese rice bowls containing perfectly cooked Japanese rice.

How to Cook Japanese Rice in a Rice Cooker

How to Cook Japanese Rice in a Rice Cooker: Follow my rice-to-water ratio tips...

Pearl Balls – Guest Post By Weeknite Meals

Delicious steamed pork meat ball with water chestnuts covered in sweet rice, Chinese New...
How To Make Perfect Soft-Boiled Eggs (Hanjuku Tamago 半熟玉子) | Easy Japanese Recipes at

How to Make Perfect Soft-Boiled Eggs (Hanjuku Tamago) 半熟卵

Follow this easy technique to make perfect soft-boiled eggs every time!
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