Multi-purpose Miso Sauce

Multi-purpose Miso Sauce

A fantastically versatile miso sauce that can be used for stir-frying, marinating, dressings, dipping or for glazing. Savoury and sweet with plenty of umami, this sauce will add magic to any dish!

  • 30 mins
  • Easy
  • Sides


  • 300g miso (adjust depending on saltiness of miso)
  • 250ml mirin
  • 125ml cooking sake
  • 2 tbsp sugar


  1. Add all ingredients into a saucepan.
  2. Use a small whisk to mix it all together. 
  3. Bring to the boil over a medium heat and then reduce the heat to low and simmer for 30 minutes or until thickened.
  4. Allow to cool and pour into airtight container ready for use. This will keep in the fridge for up to 2 months.

Cooking ideas:
  • Marinade tofu, chicken, beef, pork or fish and then cook in foil, in the oven or pan fry.
  • Add a tablespoon (or more to taste) to any ingredients for stir frying.
  • Use for dipping steamed vegetables or fresh vegetable sticks.
  • Or why not try our Miso Chicken Bowl recipe?

Please note:
The combination of miso and sugar makes this sauce burn quite easily. Please keep a close eye and make any necessary adjustments when cooking.

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