Looking for miso recipes? Want the best miso soup recipes? Try our ideas below.


We have plenty of healthy soup recipes that use miso paste, from chicken noodle soup to rainbow veg soup. Or check out our BBQ ideas with miso marinades – showstopping ribs, chicken skewers and vegetarian BBQ options.

What is miso? Check out our guide to miso and where to buy it.

Miso recipes

Miso soup with chilli chicken and noodles

Fry shredded chicken in miso and gochujang and add to this nutritious broth for a gut-friendly meal.

Chicken Noodle Soup Recipe with Miso and Chilli

Sticky miso roast sprouts

Level up your sprouts with umami miso and zingy lime, then roast until golden and caramelised.

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An oval oven dish filled with miso roasted sprouts on a black background

Miso salmon

A fresh new way to serve salmon – with a white miso, rice vinegar and finely grated ginger sauce. This recipe is high in protein and low in salt.

Miso salmon

Miso ginger dressing

A quick, no-fuss dressing made from white miso paste, fresh ginger and a couple of store-cupboard ingredients.

Glass bottle of miso salad dressing

Vegan shredded veg miso soup

Shred ginger, leeks and carrots into this umami-rich soup and top up with quinoa and kale for a nourishing, low-calorie meal.

Vegan Miso Soup with Veggies Recipe

Miso aubergines

Miso and aubergine is a match made in heaven, and this recipe is perfect for the BBQ this summer. Make sure you check the miso is vegan

Grilled Aubergine Recipe with Miso

Spring vegetable rolls with kale pesto

Fresh, bright and ready in 30 minutes, Hetty McKinnon’s Vietnamese-style spring rolls featuring miso and veg are a roll-it-yourself midweek dinner.

A plate of spring rolls stuffed with green vegetables

Spicy miso ramen

This spicy miso ramen is from the hip Japanese ramen restaurant Bone Daddies. It takes a little time but the result is worth it: rich pork broth with noodles and exotic ingredients. Prepare and marinade the eggs and the meat the night before for best results.

Miso polenta

Red miso is whisked into polenta to add an umami complexity. Topped with soy peppers, spring onions and sesame seeds, it makes a great midweek meal.

Polenta cut into triangles with side of peppers topped with spring onions

Miso chicken with sweet and sour salad

This recipe for sesame miso chicken with a sweet and sour salad is really easy, ready in 30 minutes and under 500 calories. Miso paste keeps for ages in the fridge and adds a deep savoury flavour.

Miso salmon and seafood fry

After a new take on miso salmon? This recipe includes homemade condiments like miso butter, yuzu hollandaise and kimchi mayo, as well as different kinds of seafood to eat them with.

Miso Butter and Seafood

Miso-buttered cod with broccoli, sesame and beans

Check out this nourishing miso fish recipe with broccoli and beans. The umami flavour from the Japanese miso paste gives this baked cod a rich and warming flavour.

Miso cod Recipe with Broccoli, Sesame and Beans

Miso and sweet potato soup

Velvety, wholesome and packed with plenty of umami flavour from white miso, this sweet potato soup is simple to make and low in calories.

Sweet Potato Soup Recipe with White Miso

Miso ribs with slaw

Check out these melt-in-the-mouth baby back ribs with a miso marinade and a crunchy, vibrant slaw for your next BBQ.

Miso Ribs with Asian Slaw Recipe

Sticky miso nuts and seeds

If salted caramel is your bag, then get ready for miso caramel – a heady mix of the salt and sweet combination with a shed load of umami. Check out more of our best caramel recipes.

Vegan Miso Nuts Recipe

Miso chickpeas and avocado on toast

Turn a storecupboard staple into a twist on a popular brunch dish, with a miso-spiked chickpea paste. It's livened up even further with sesame seeds, lemon and spring onions.

Avocado on Toast with Chickpeas and Miso

Miso-glazed sea bass with ginger greens

Eating healthily doesn't have to mean compromising on great flavours. This miso-glazed sea bass with ginger greens is quick and easy to make and under 300 calories.

Miso mackerel with chilli brown rice

Try this quick, Japanese-style recipe for mackerel. Grilling is an easy way to cook oily fish and the miso-mirin marinade takes minutes to make. Serve with brown rice.

Yakitori chicken skewers with miso

This Japanese glaze is ideal for grilled meat, poultry or fish. It is so easy to make – the mix of miso, sugar and mirin makes these healthy chicken skewers deliciously sticky.

Miso chocolate cookies

Miso adds a subtle umami note and balances the sweetness in these seriously moreish and chewy triple-chocolate cookies.

Chocolate miso cookies

Miso crème brûlée

Recreate modern pub food in the comfort of your own home with this easy miso-laced dessert recipe from Islington’s Four Legs.

Easy Crème Brûlée Recipe with White Miso Paste

Sweet miso caramels

These moreish umami toffees are the perfect combination of sweet and salty. Wrap them up in white greaseproof paper and give them as gifts – or just eat them all yourself.

Sweet Miso Caramel Recipe

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