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お皿に盛られたこんにゃく田楽。

Konnyaku dengakuIt's a classic dish made with konnyaku, which is rich in dietary fiber, and sweet and spicy miso sauce. It's easy to make, so be sure to make it yourself!

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Konnyaku dengaku served on a plate.

Now I will introduce the ingredients and how to prepare Konnyaku Dengaku!

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Necessary material

Click here for the ingredients used in this Konnyaku Dengaku! (Detailed quantities are listed in the recipe card below)

Ingredients for konjac dengaku.
  • KonnyakuUse up to 250g.
  • miso, sugar, mirin, sakeMake the sauce. Adding sake adds depth to the sauce.

How to prepare konjac dengaku

Here we will show you how to make it easily. Please see the recipe card below for detailed ingredients, instructions and video.

How to prepare konjac dengaku.

Step 1

Cut the konnyaku and thread it onto skewers.

How to prepare konjac dengaku.

Step 2

Boil it in a pot.

How to prepare konjac dengaku.

Step 3

Add the miso sauce ingredients to the pot and mix well.

How to prepare konjac dengaku.

Step 4

Heat the miso sauce until it thickens.

Konnyaku dengaku served on a plate.

Arrange the konnyaku on a plate and drizzle generously with miso sauce. Enjoy the savory and delicious konjac dengaku as a side dish or a healthy snack.

Recipe tips

  • Boiling the konnyaku removes any residual odor, tightens the consistency, and allows the flavor to absorb more easily.
  • If you have leftover miso sauce, it’s delicious as a topping for steamed vegetables or grilled eggplant, or drizzled over shiratama dumplings!

method of preservation

Store in a container in the refrigerator. Try to finish eating within 3 days. When ready to eat, reheat in the microwave. It's delicious even when it's cold!

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Konnyaku dengaku served on a plate.

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  • Preparing the konnyaku: Make a grid-like cut on the surface of the konnyaku and cut it into 6 pieces. Thread the skewers.

  • Boil the konnyaku: Pour water into a pot, bring to a boil, add the konnyaku and boil for 2 minutes. Drain the konjac and remove excess water with absorbent paper.

  • Prepare the miso sauce: Combine miso, sugar, mirin, and sake in a small saucepan. Cook over medium heat, stirring occasionally, until sauce thickens slightly, about 2 – 3 minutes.

  • Disposition: Transfer the konnyaku to a plate and pour the miso sauce over it.

  • method of preservation:Put it in a container and store it in the refrigerator. Try to finish eating within 3 days.
  • Boiling the konnyaku removes any residual odor, tightens the consistency, and allows the flavor to absorb more easily.
  • If you have leftover miso sauce, use it for steamed vegetables.Condiments on grilled eggplants,Shiratama DangoIt's also delicious sprinkled on top!

Serving: 1serving | Calories: 42kilocalorie | Carbohydrates: 8G | Protein: 1G

Course: side

Kitchen: Japanese food

Keyword: Konnyaku dengaku

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