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 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...
A donabe pot containing Japanese Corn Rice (Butter Shoyu Flavor).

Japanese Corn Rice (Video) バター醤油とうもろこしご飯

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This Japanese corn rice is made with fresh summer corn and rice seasoned with...
Mason jars containing beni shoga (Japanese red pickled ginger).

Beni Shoga (Red Pickled Ginger) 紅生姜

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Beni Shoga (Red Pickled Ginger) is julienned young ginger that has been pickled in...
A ceramic bowl containing freshly made Pickled Sushi Ginger (Gari).

Pickled Sushi Ginger (Gari) (Video) 新生姜の甘酢漬け

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Pickled Sushi Ginger, known as "Gari" in Japanese, is perfect for cleansing the palate...
A rice bowl containing Sekihan (Red Bean Rice).

Sekihan (Red Bean Rice) (Video) 赤飯

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Traditional Japanese rice recipe enjoyed during celebrations, sweet rice cooked with red bean and...
A Weck jar containing Japanese ginger sweet pickles (Myoga Amazuzuke).

Myoga Amazuzuke (Sweet Pickled Japanese Ginger) みょうが甘酢漬け

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Lucky enough to get Myoga (Japanese Ginger)? Make this easy Myoga Amazuzuke (Sweet Pickled...
A bizenware containing kinpira gobo, a classic Japanese side dish.

Kinpira Gobo (Braised Burdock Root) (Video) きんぴらごぼう

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Kinpira Gobo is a traditional Japanese dish made with shredded burdock root and carrot...
A bamboo strainer containing umeboshi (Japanese pickled plums).

How to Make Umeboshi 梅干の作り方

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Learn how to make Umeboshi (Japanese pickled plum), a century-old superfood known for its...
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