Notes: Mirin is a sweet, low-alcohol rice wine essential in Japanese cooking. Look for it in your supermarket with the Asian or gourmet ingredients.
Miso is fermented bean paste made from barley, rice or soy-beans. It is available in different colors; in general, the lighter the color, the more mild the flavor. Look for miso alongside the refrigerated tofu in the market. It will keep, in the refrigerator, for more than a year.
Daikon is a long, white radish; it can be found in Asian groceries and most natural-foods stores. Commercially prepared pickled daikon radish can be found in Asian markets.
140 calories; protein 8.6g; carbohydrates 27g; dietary fiber 0.9g; sugars 1.8g; fat 0.6g; saturated fat 0.1g; vitamin a iu 436.4IU; vitamin c 4.1mg; folate 40.2mcg; calcium 22.9mg; iron 1.5mg; magnesium 39.7mg; potassium 353.9mg; sodium 1099.8mg; thiamin 0.2mg.