Egg Miso Sauce (Tama Miso)

See the RecipeAndré Baranowski

This sweet and silky miso sauce is thickened and enriched with an egg yolk for an even more velvety texture.

Egg Miso Sauce (Tama Miso)
This sweet and silky miso sauce is thickened and enriched with an egg yolk for an even more velvety texture.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup shiro (white) miso
  • 1 tbsp. sake
  • 1 tbsp. mirin
  • 2 tsp. sugar
  • 1 egg yolk
  • 3 tbsp. rice vinegar

Instructions

  1. Fill a 2-quart saucepan with water to a depth of 1"; bring to a boil over high heat. Reduce heat to medium-low.
  2. In a medium bowl, whisk together miso, sake, mirin, sugar, and egg yolk. Place bowl over saucepan; cook, whisking, until mixture thickens, about 3 minutes.
  3. Remove bowl from heat and whisk in rice vinegar and 3 tbsp. water. (If a thinner sauce is desired, add a little more water.) Chill.
  4. Toss spinach, seaweed, tuna, or daikon with enough sauce to coat.