Warm and Easy Savory Custard
This is a highly adaptable recipe with a mild miso flavor that is easy to cook in the microwave. Simply combine all ingredients in a bowl and heat them in a microwave. Feel free to customize the ingredients to suit your preferences.
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Cook Time 10 minutes
Servings 2


  • 1 Egg
  • 2 pieces Crab or Imitation Crab Stick (0.9oz / 24g)
  • 1 oz Shimeji Mushroom (roughly 1/8 package)
  • ½ bunch Mitsuba (Japanese Parsley) (0.9oz / 24g)
  • 1 tbsp  ENJUKU KOJI MISO
  • cup Water (5.1fl oz / 150 ml)


  • Cut crab and Mitsuba into large pieces. Separate Shimeji mushrooms into individual pieces.
  • Crack eggs into a container and beat until smooth.  Add miso and water and combine with the beaten eggs.
  • Divide crab, Mitsuba and mushrooms evenly into two heat-proof cups. Evenly distribute the egg-miso-water mixture over the ingredients. Cover cups with plastic wrap leaving a small opening for steam to escape. Microwave at 1200W for 1 minute 40 seconds (cooking time depends on the wattage of your microwave) or until egg mixture is heated through and set.
  • Allow the cups to sit in the microwave without power for an additional 5 minutes for steaming.
  • Remove from microwave and enjoy warm.

Product used in this recipe


Enjuku Koji Miso
26.4 oz (750 g)

Our Enjuku Kouji Miso is our best-selling miso in Japan for over 20 years. The Miso has birght beige in color, and has perect balance of umami and sweetness. Powerfull flavor with a long and complex finish gives very versatile cookig use for many miso soup recipe.

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