Ginger Hot Pot (to boost your metabolism)

Ginger Hot Pot (to boost your metabolism)

This increases your metabolism. It's good for dieting, warms your hands and feet, and helps prevent colds.

Ingredients: 2 servings

500 g
1 bunch
Vegetables of your choice and mushrooms (shiitake and enoki)
as needed
1000 ml
☆ Shiro-dashi
100 ml
☆ Usukuchi soy sauce
10 ml
☆ Kombu tea (or dashi stock)
1 teaspoon
☆Ginger (grated)
3 tablespoons
☆ Garlic (sliced)
1 clove


1. Add all of the ☆ ingredients to an earthenware pot to make the dashi stock.
2. To the stock, add tofu and vegetables of your choice, such as mizuna. Use chopsticks to cook the pork by swishing it in the broth ("shabu-shabu").
3. For the end of the hot pot meal, add udon noodles to the leftover broth. Rice porridge is also delicious. Your whole body will be warmed from this meal.
4. If there is leftover broth, remove the scum, add rice and swirl in a beaten egg (sprinkle shredded nori on top).

Story Behind this Recipe

An aquaintance gave me a really good recipe, so I modified it a bit to my preference.