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Hot pot dish with plenty of ingredients
Oden is traditional winter hot-pot dish with plenty of ingredients, such as slice daicon radish, konbu, boiled eggs, simmered in large pot of broth. Oden is popular products in convenience store.
- Daikon radish
Most popular ingredient. Daikon absorbs the soup stock well and become quite tasty.
- Deep-fried fish paste
Fish paste is made by steaming, grilling, or deep frying minced fish meat. Chikuwa (tube-shaped fish paste) is the most popular type.
- Deep fried tofu balls with vegetables
Made by mixing crashed tofu with vegetables and deep frying them.
After being cooked to make soup, kombu is tied into a decorative knot and used as one of the ingredients.
Comes in different shapes such as triangles or balls.
- Boiled eggs
Egg yolks can add a different taste to the soup.
- Beef tendon
Popular ingredient in Kansai region (Western Japan).