Miso Glaze

Miso glaze is a lovely, umami rich glaze that is perfect for grilled or roasted meats and vegetables. It’s quick and easy to make, and only requires a few simple ingredients that you probably already have in your pantry.


  • 3 tablespoons white miso paste
  • 3 tablespoons mirin
  • 3 tablespoons sake
  • 1 tablespoon sugar


Simply combine all of the ingredients in a small bowl and whisk until the sugar has dissolved. That’s it!

What other food it works well with

Miso glaze is lovely on grilled fish or chicken, but also works well with roasted vegetables like sweet potatoes, carrots, or squash.

Common Mistakes

One common mistake is to use too much miso paste, which can make the glaze too salty. Another mistake is to not whisk the glaze well enough, which can leave clumps of miso paste in the finished product.

Nutritional Information

Miso glaze is relatively high in sodium due to the miso paste. One tablespoon of the glaze contains approximately 140 mg of sodium.


Miso paste is made from soybeans and can contain wheat.

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