Oden is often eaten during the winter to warm our body in cold weather. Many different foods are boiled together in a large pot with a soup seasoned with soy sauce and dried bonito flakes. Oden is a dish in which a variety of ingredients such as daikon, boiled egg, hanpen, chikuwa, konnyaku, and ganmodoki are boiled together in a large pot of seasoned fish broth. Hot mustard is served as a condiment. The assortment of ingredients and style of the Oden soup vary depending on the region and the family making it. It is often eaten during the winter to warm up a cold body. Oden is cooked at home and is also eaten when drinking alcohol at Oden bars. In the winter, some convenience stores also sell, typically at the counter next to the cashier. At Oden bars, you can choose what you would like to eat from a large pot of simmering ingredients. Oden is a casual Japanese food and a single ingredient is available from 100 yen.
Daikon (Japanese white radish)・・・Many Japanese like daikon radish in oden because of its tenderness and the taste it gets from the oden soup.
Boiled egg・・・We peel the shell off a boiled egg for oden and simmer it in kelp broth and soy sauce.
Hanpen・・・Hanpen is solidified paste made with minced fish, yam and starch.
Chikuwa (Tube shaped fish paste cake)・・・Chikuwa is a tube‐shaped fish paste cake.
Konnyaku (Devil’s tongue)・・・Konnyaku is a jelly-like food made from the starch of konjac potato.
Ganmodoki・・・Ganmodoki is a fried tofu mixed with thinly sliced vegetables.
I will teach you how to make delicious Oden. You can easily cook using this product.
Dashi of dried flying fish is called “ago dashi”. Dried flying fish is made by drying simmered flying fish. Ago dashi has a refined taste and flavor. It is used in various dishes ranging from miso soup to simmered dishes.
● Ingredients＿4 servings
Water・・・3L (Used 1200cc for cooking)
Your favorite ingredients・・・as appropriate
【How to cook】
❶ Put Agodahi pack in boiling 3 L hot water and boil it for 10 minutes with medium and low heat to take out.
❷ Add 1200cc of ①Broth in the pot and add seasoning and boil it.
❸ Add the ingredients of your choice and simmer thoroughly.
Healthy and tasty!