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 rectangular plate containing three flavors of mochi (sweet red bean, sweet soybean flour, and soy sauce and nori seaweed).

How To Enjoy Japanese Mochi (Video) お餅の食べ方

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Enjoy toasted Japanese mochi in 3 delicious flavors of kinako (sweet soybean flour), isobeyaki...
Japanese New Year dish Kuri Kinton is served in the lacquer bowl.

Kuri Kinton (Candied Chestnuts and Sweet Potatoes) 栗きんとん

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Kuri Kinton (Candied Chestnuts and Sweet Potatoes) is a sweet Osechi dish for Japanese...
Assortment of mushrooms are wrapped and cooked in foil with miso and butter.

Miso Butter Mushrooms in Foil きのこのホイル焼き

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These miso butter mushrooms in foil packets are so easy to make with a...
A baking sheet pan containing Roasted Miso Garlic Cauliflower.

Roasted Miso Garlic Cauliflower

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Brushed with sweet miso glaze, this Roasted Miso Garlic Cauliflower is baked to golden...
A rice bowl containing Sweet Potato Rice (Satsumaimo Gohan) sprinkled with gomashio (salt & black sesame seeds).

Japanese Sweet Potato Rice さつまいもご飯

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This simple yet fragrant Japanese Sweet Potato Rice is a staple fall dish for...
A square plate containing Miso Glazed Eggplant garnished with yuzu kosho.

Miso Glazed Eggplant 茄子の味噌焼き

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Baked and broiled in the oven, this Miso-Glazed Eggplant is nicely caramelized on the...
A white plate containing Spicy Japanese Pickled Cucumbers sprinkled with white sesame seeds.

Spicy Japanese Pickled Cucumbers ピリ辛きゅうりの浅漬け

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Marinated in a simple pickling agent, these Quick Japanese Pickled Cucumbers (Asazuke) are a...
A white ceramic plate containing ramen eggs.

Ramen Eggs (Ajitsuke Tamago) (Video) 味付け玉子

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Known as Ajitsuke Tamago (Ajitama) in Japan, Ramen Eggs are delicious as a topping...
A ceramic rice container filled with Okowa (Japanese Mixed Glutinous Rice).

Japanese Sticky Rice with Chicken and Vegetables (Okowa) 五目おこわ

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Japanese Sticky Rice with Chicken and Vegetables, known as Okowa, is a popular savory...
A rice bowl containing Myoga Yukari Mazegohan.

Myoga Yukari Rice (Mazegohan) ミョウガとゆかりの混ぜご飯

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This Myoga Yukari Mazegohan is a wonderful summer mixed rice made with Japanese ginger...
A Japanese plate containing Ume Miso and Shiso Onigiri.

Ume Miso and Shiso Onigiri 梅味噌と紫蘇のおにぎり

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Flavored with a homemade blend of miso, shiso leaves, and sesame seeds, this Ume...
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