Misoshiru (Clear Soup with Soybean Paste)

         Yield: 2 Servings
Categories: Soups, Japanese

----------------------------------AKA MISO---------------------------------- 2 1/2 pt Ichiban Dashi 4 oz Aka Miso Paste ---------------------------------SHIRO MISO--------------------------------- 2 1/2 pt Ichiban Dashi 1/2 lb Shiro Miso Paste ---------------------------------AWASE MISO--------------------------------- 2 1/2 pt Ichiban Dashi 4 oz Aka Miso Paste 4 oz Shiro Miso Paste Place 2 1/2 pt Dashi in a medium sized saucepan and set a sieve over the pan. Rub in the Miso. Bring the soup to simmering point over a moderate heat, remove from heat and add a pinch of MSG. Add a garnish (Misoshiro No-mi) and serve at once. From "Recipes-The Cooking of Japan" from Time-Life International, c1965.