Classic Washoku

Inspired to cook authentic Japanese foods at home? Here are some of the best classic washoku recipes from our Japanese home kitchen. With our detailed step-by-step instructions and cooking videos, you’ll master Japanese washoku cuisine in no time.

Japanese rice bowls containing perfectly cooked Japanese rice.
Japanese rice bowls containing perfectly cooked Japanese rice.

How to Cook Japanese Rice in a Rice Cooker

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How to Cook Japanese Rice in a Rice Cooker: Follow my rice to water...
Chawanmushi with Shrimp 海老の茶碗蒸し | Easy Japanese Recipes at JustOneCookbook.com

Chawanmushi with Shrimp 海老の茶碗蒸し

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Silky savory steamed egg with shrimp, fish cake, shiitake mushroom, topped with sea urchin...
Sanma Teriyaki III

Sanma Teriyaki 秋刀魚照り焼き

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Sanma Teriyaki is a classic Japanese fall recipe. Pacific saury is pan-fried till crisp...
Sanma Shioyaki

Sanma Shioyaki (Salt-Grilled Pacific Saury) さんま塩焼き

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Salted Sanma (pacific saury), simple Japanese baked fish recipe with grated radish dipping sauce.
Chawanmushi with Matsutake Mushroom

Matsutake Chawanmushi 松茸の茶碗蒸し

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Savory silky steamed eggs with matsutake "pine" mushroom (Japan's truffle), create different textures by...
Japanese salad dressing (Wafu Dressing) over the iceberg salad.

Wafu Dressing (Japanese Salad Dressing) 和風ドレッシング

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Simple and delicious soy sauce based Japanese salad dressing, flavored with grated onion, soy...
Japanese Grilled Eggplant (Yaki Nasu)

Japanese Grilled Eggplant (Yaki Nasu) 焼きなす

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Spicy grilled Japanese eggplant with citrus soy sauce and yuzu pepper. Garnish with...
Temari sushi in a black lacquer box.

Temari Sushi 手まり寿司

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Celebrate happy occasions with these colorful ball-shaped Temari Sushi! Easily the prettiest sushi you...
Chicken & Tofu Hamburger Steak II

Tofu and Chicken Burger 豆腐ハンバーグ

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Japanese tofu and chicken burger, made from tofu, ground chicken, and shiitake mushroom with...
Hiyayakko (Japanese Chilled Tofu) on a blue plate.

Japanese Cold Tofu (Hiyayakko) 冷奴

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Hiyayakko or Japanese Chilled Tofu is a perfect appetizer or side dish that you...
Shrimp tempura on a plate along with the dipping sauce.

Shrimp Tempura 海老の天ぷら

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Delicious Shrimp Tempura recipe! The secret to making a light, crisp coating that doesn't...
Braised Alfonsino (Kinmedai Nitsuke) | Easy Japanese Recipes at JustOneCookbook.com

Kinmedai Nitsuke (Braised Alfonsino) キンメダイ煮付け

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Kinmedai Nitsuke (Braised Alfonsino) is a classic Japanese fish dish cooked in a flavorful...
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