How to Make Oden (Japanese one-pot dishes) Easily Using Mentsuyu
If you want to make authentic Japanese food, you need to prepare several kinds of seasonings, so it’s hard. In this recipe, I will introduce how to make delicious Japanese food easily using “mentsuyu” (“めんつゆ” in Japanese) which can be purchased at convenience stores in Japan.
A complete set of oden ingredients is available at supermarkets (except in summer).
Total Time: 45 mins
A set of oden ingredients (fish paste, hanpen, konnyaku, etc.)
Half daikon (Wikipedia)
3-4 boiled eggs
100 ml mentsuyu
1200 ml water
- Make all boiled eggs. Cut the daikon into 2cm pieces.
- Boil 1200 mL of water in a large pot.
- When it comes to a boil, add mentsuyu, boiled eggs, and cut daikons to the pot and simmer over low heat for 30 minutes.
- Put the complete set of oden ingredients into the pot and simmer over low heat for another 15 minutes.