Tahini or sesame paste can be substituted for miso if only a small amount is needed for a recipe. However, the exact flavor of miso can not be replicated.
Miso is a paste made of boiled or crushed soybeans. A culture made of beans, barley, wheat or rice is then added to the paste. The mixture is fermented for as long as three years before it is used. Miso is used in soups and ramen. The paste is also part of dressings, sauces and marinades. Miso has 32 grams of protein, 15 grams of fiber and 17 grams of sugar per serving.Learn More
The best substitutes for horseradish include wasabi paste and black radishes. Wasabi paste, which is made from domestic horseradish varieties, is not as pungent as fresh horseradish, so it may take more paste to achieve a similar flavor. Black radishes have a different flavor but contain a similar heat level.Full Answer >
Carrots or jicama can be substituted for celery as a raw vegetable snack. Bok choy can be substituted for celery in both raw and cooked dishes. Fennel stalk or cardoon can be used instead of celery in cooked dishes, but care must be taken to cook them much longer.Full Answer >
Chili oil can be substituted with an easy homemade version. Homemade chili oil can be made by mixing 2 cups of olive oil and 4 teaspoons of red pepper flakes in a saucepan.Full Answer >
Chicken bouillon, canned chicken broth or canned chicken stock can be substituted for chicken base in soups, stews and sauces. Use one cube, or 1 teaspoon, of bouillon per cup of water. Alternatively, use 1 cup of canned broth or stock.Full Answer >