Nobu's Den Miso

Photo: Raymond Hom
Prep Time:
50 mins
Total Time:
50 mins
Makes 2 1/2 cups


  • 1 ½ cups white miso

  • ¾ cup sugar

  • ¾ cup sake

  • ¾ cup mirin


  1. Combine miso and sugar in a medium heavy-bottomed saucepan. Add sake and mirin, whisking to combine. Bring to a simmer over low heat and cook, stirring frequently, until sugar is dissolved and color begins to darken, 30 to 45 minutes. Remove from heat.

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