Miso comes with all of the health benefits of fermentation. This fermented soybean paste is full of enzymes that aid digestion and give you lots of energy.
Opt for the version with live cultures rather than the pasteurized kind for all the health benefits of miso, which include all the amino acids to make up a complete protein, as well as vitamin B and beneficial probiotics. Its combination of sweetness and saltiness make it a surprisingly versatile ingredient. Read through the following recipes to learn how.
1. Miso-Yaki Sea Bass
Miso-yaki is a common Japanese spin on teriyaki that uses miso rather than soy sauce, a great option for all the health benefits of miso in your dish. The marinade in this miso-yaki sea bass recipe is made from mirin, a sweet rice wine from Japan, as well as miso and sugar.
Coat the sea bass in the marinade and let it sit in the refrigerator for at least 12 hours to absorb all the flavors of the sauce.
Season the fish with salt and pepper and cook it in a skillet until the skin caramelizes. Wilt salad greens slightly, add vinegar and top it with the fish for a tasty, healthy dish that is packed with protein.