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Clear Soup with Myoga Ginger, Tofu and Yuzu Pepper

Clear Soup with Myoga Ginger, Tofu and Yuzu Pepper

If myoga ginger is in season where you are, why not try them in a simple clear soup? The sansho pepper adds an extra zing (but adjust the amount for kids!).

Ingredients: 2 servings

Myoga ginger
2
Silken tofu (or firm tofu)
1/4 block
Water
500 ml
Shiro-dashi
An appropriate amount for the water
Sansho pepper powder
To taste

Steps

1. Cut the myoga ginger into 3 mm thick slices.
2. Cut the tofu into easy-to-eat pieces.
3. Bring the water to a boil, add the shiro-dashi and tofu, and bring to a boil again.
4. Add the myoga ginger and turn off the heat.
5. Ladle into serving bowls, sprinkle with sansho pepper powder and serve!

Story Behind this Recipe

I wanted to have a refreshing soup after a night out drinking, so I thought of one using my favorite myoga ginger.