Japanese Side Dish Recipes

From soups and salads to vegetables and tempura, choose from our library of perfect Japanese side dish recipes.
Ponzu (Citrus Soy Dipping Sauce)
Japanese Condiment Essentials
Cold Somen
Japanese Summer Dishes
Ground Beef Wontons
Ground Beef Wontons
Tofu Mochi (Rice Cakes) with Sweet Roasted Soy Bean Flour (Kinako)
Tofu Mochi (Rice Cakes) With Sweet Kinako (Roasted Soybean Flour)
Vegetable harumaki Japanese spring rolls
Vegetable Harumaki: Japanese Spring Rolls
Chi Chi Dango Mochi
Chi Chi Dango Mochi
Natto With Rice
Natto With Rice
Edamame Mixed Rice (Maze Gohan) Recipe
Edamame Mixed Rice (Maze Gohan) Recipe
Zaru Soba Noodles in bowls
Zaru Soba Noodles
Beef and Asparagus Rolls (Aspara Nikumaki)
Beef and Asparagus Rolls (Aspara Nikumaki)
Braised daikon radish recipe
Braised Daikon Radish Daikon no Nimono
Tentsuyu: Tempura Dipping Sauce
Tentsuyu: Tempura Dipping Sauce
Japanese sesame salad dressing
Japanese Sesame Salad Dressing
Japanese Rice Balls
Japanese Rice Balls
Chawanmushi
Chawanmushi, Japanese Savory Egg Custard
Make Kinpira Gobo
Make Kinpira Gobo
Tsukemono
Sanbaizu Tsukemono (Japanese Pickle)
Ingredients to make crispy duck pancakes, including mirin
What Is Mirin?
Potato Korokke
Potato Korokke
Japanese Ponzu Sauce (With Variations)
Japanese Ponzu Sauce (With Variations)
Miso Soup
Miso Soup With Tofu, Bok Choy, and Scallions
Miso udon noodle soup
Miso Udon Noodle Soup (Miso Nikomi Udon)
Fried Green Peas
Quick Japanese "Otsumami" (Snacks) to Enjoy With Beer & Alcohol
Scallops with Japanese Spicy Onion Sauce
Pan Seared Scallops With Spicy Onion Sauce
Japanese Onion, Ginger, and Carrot Salad Dressing
Japanese Onion, Ginger, and Carrot Salad Dressing
Japanese kale kobachi (side dish)
Japanese Kale Kobachi (Side Dish)
Yakiniku Sauce for Grilled Meat
Yakiniku Sauce for Grilled Meat
Japanese Black Sesame Paste
Japanese Black Sesame Paste
Spicy Konnyaku: Japanese Yam Cake
Spicy Konnyaku: Japanese Yam Cake
Kabocha Squash Soup
Kabocha (Creamy Japanese Squash Soup)
Kimchi Natto Ae (Fermented Soy Beans with Spicy Kimchi Pickles)
Spicy Kimchi Natto (Fermented Soy Beans) Side Dish
Shungiku Ham Goma Mayo Salad
Shungiku (Japanese Greens) and Ham Salad with Sesame Dressing
Kaki Fry (Japanese Fried Oysters)
Kaki Fry (Japanese Fried Oysters)
Arugula and Daikon Radish Sprouts (Kaiware) Salad
Japanese Arugula and Daikon Radish Sprouts
Japanese Simmered Fish (Sakana no Nitsuke)
Japanese Simmered Fish (Sakana no Nitsuke)
Spicy Japanese Daikon Pickles (Tsukemono)
Spicy Japanese Daikon Pickles (Tsukemono)
Boiled Edamame
Boiled Edamame
Sansai (Mountain Vegetables) Tempura with Matcha Salt
Sansai (Mountain Vegetable) Tempura with Matcha Salt
Pork fried rice
Pork-Fried Rice
Simmered Satoimo
Simmered Satoimo
Takenoko
Takenoko Gohan
Kelp
Kombu no Tsukudani
Easy garlic miso soup recipe
Quick and Easy Garlic Miso Soup
Ume Shiso Dare (Pickled Plum and Perilla Leaf Sauce)
Shiso and Ume Sauce Recipe
Chicken teriyaki served with broccoli florets and sliced bell pepper
What Is Teriyaki Sauce?
Kabocha Korokke: Japanese Pumpkin Croquette
Kabocha Korokke: Japanese Pumpkin Croquette
Kinpira renkon
Kinpira Renkon
Red shiso leaves
How to Prepare Red Shiso Leaves for Pickling Ume
Kabayaki Sauce for Fish
Kabayaki Sauce for Fish