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Freshwater Clam and Tofu Red Miso Soup

Freshwater clams (shijimi) are full of nutrients, and this miso soup will energize you in hot summer!

Ingredients (4 servings)

Shijimi 160 g
Tofu 1/4 cake
Dashi stock 800 cc
Miso 3-1/2 tablespoons

Type of Miso

Aka (Red) miso

Our product used in this recipe

Aka (Red) miso

(Red Dashi-added Miso)


  1. Soak the shijimi in fresh water to remove the sand and wash well with water. Cut the tofu into 1-cm cubes.
  2. Place the shijimi in the dashi stock and heat. When the shells have started to open, add the tofu and boil for a moment.
  3. Lower the heat and dissolve the miso. Serve the miso soup in bowls.

★ A Note

There are three varieties of shijimi found in Japan. The one available on the market and used for miso soup is “Yamato shijimi.”

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