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Japanese Asari Clam Miso Soup

The BEST Asian Low-Carb/Keto recipe for Japanese Asari Clam Miso Soup. Enjoy this traditional Japanese soup at only ~2g Net Carb / Serving. Step by step directions with pictures makes this recipe quick and easy.
Course Soup
Cuisine Japanese
Keyword asarimiso, ketoasiansoup, ketomisosoup, lowcarbasiansoup, lowcarbmisosoup, misoclam
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 2 minutes
Total Time 12 minutes
Servings 2 bowls


  • 1/2 lb Live Manila/Little Neck Clams
  • 2 Cups Dashi
  • 2 tbsp Miso
  • 1 Stalk Green Onions


  • Gather all the ingredients.
  • De-grit clams by soaking them into a bowl of cold water for 10 minutes.
  • Finley chop green onions and set aside.
  • Make 2 cups of dashi (how to make dashi here).
  • Bring dashi to a boil in stove top pot.
  • Remove clams from bowl of water and add into stove top pot with dashi. Cook until all the calms have opened up, about 2-3 minutes.
  • Reduce heat to low. Inside a strainer, add miso and mix into water to dissolve (never boil miso as it will lose its umami flavor).
  • Add in green onions and serve. Note - if some clams do not open during the cooking process, discard and DO NOT consume.