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You’re probably wondering what the difference is between miso paste and Korean soybean paste (doenjang).

These both are fermented soybean pastes that are very similar in flavor and texture.

However, they aren’t exactly alike!

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Soybean paste, called Korean doenjang or Chinese doujiang, has a more pungent smell and stronger taste than Japanese miso. Soybean paste doesn’t use grain as the fermentation starter and uses 3 fermentation processes to get a finished paste, whereas miso uses rice or barley with koji mold to start fermentation.

I’ll get more into each of these pastes, but to sum it all up, here’s a list of the main differences between soybean and miso paste.

Soybean pasteMiso paste
Made purely of soybeans and saltwaterUses rice or barley with a koji mold as the base
Has 3 fermentation stages and is fermented in the open air at all stagesFermentation occurs on the grain first and has 2 fermentation stages, where the second stage occurs without oxygen present
Boiled and mashed soybeans are added right from the start and are the base of fermentationBoiled and mashed soybeans are only added at the second stage, after the rice or barley has had time to ferment

A lot of people often get confused between doenjang and miso. Both are soybean pastes, with one originating in Korea (doenjang) and the other coming from Japan (miso).

Despite both being from different cultures, the method of preparation and the main ingredients are similar. However, there are a few key differences.

In this post we'll cover:

  • 1 Differences between doenjang and miso paste
  • 2 Benefits of each
    • 2.1 Doenjang
    • 2.2 Miso
  • 3 How to use doenjang and miso paste
    • 3.1 Doenjang
    • 3.2 Miso
  • 4 What is miso paste?
    • 4.1 Different types of miso
    • 4.2 Miso paste nutrition
  • 5 What is soybean paste?
    • 5.1 How to use soybean paste
    • 5.2 Soybean paste nutrition
  • 6 Recipes with miso paste and soybean paste
  • 7 Miso soup recipe
    • 7.1 Ingredients
    • 7.2 Instructions
  • 8 Pork belly and soybean paste recipe
    • 8.1 Ingredients
    • 8.2 Instructions

Differences between doenjang and miso paste

While both these foods are made using fermented soybeans and salt, a few ingredients set them apart and give different flavors.

Typically, traditional Korean doenjang is made using only soybeans and salt. Whereas, in the case of miso, it’s made by adding a koji starter to rice along with the soybeans. As a result, miso tastes sweeter.

However, that’s not the only difference.

Depending on the grain used, there are several different kinds of miso. There’s black miso, which has an almost fudge-like texture, and then there are lighter, creamier shades as well.

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Whereas doenjang has a sharper, more robust, and complex flavor profile!

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Benefits of each

Thanks to miso and doenjang being fermented soybean paste, they’re perfect for the gut. Both foods have anti-obesity, anti-diabetic, anti-cancer, and anti-inflammatory properties.

Doenjang

Doenjang has been a staple of Korean food for centuries. It’s now becoming increasingly popular due to its many health benefits.

  • Lowers blood pressure: The presence of histamine-leucine amino acid in doenjang is very effective at enhancing the activation of proteins. That helps lower blood pressure and cholesterol levels.
  • Strengthens liver: Traditional doenjang is known to play a role in detoxifying the liver, reducing the activation of glycosyltransferase.
  • Aids digestion: Any kind of fermented food is really good for the gut and helps aid digestion. A traditional Korean remedy for indigestion is having thin doenjang soup.

Miso

  • Rich in essential minerals: Miso is a good source of various vitamins, including B vitamins, vitamins E, C, K, and folic acid. It’s a staple in Japanese cuisine thanks to its nutritional value!
  • Beneficial for gut health: Thanks to the fermentation process, miso provides the gut with lots of beneficial bacteria that help keep you healthy.

Also read: does miso expire and how do you store it?

How to use doenjang and miso paste

Doenjang

Doenjang is used in various Korean dishes and is used as a dipping sauce for both meat and vegetables. It’s also used as the main ingredient in a variety of different soups.

When it comes to Korean BBQ, you simply can’t have it without doenjang!

Miso

Similar to doenjang, miso is also widely used in a wide variety of dishes. Miso soup is incredibly popular, and miso-glazed meats are starting to increase in popularity!

What is miso paste?

Miso paste is made from fermented soybeans mixed with salt and koji, a mold used to make sake. But it also contains barley, rice, or other grains.

The mixture ferments for a long time, anywhere from a couple of months to a couple of years.

The longer it ferments, the richer the flavor becomes.

Different types of miso

There are 3 main different types of miso. They vary according to the amount of time they are left to ferment:

  • White miso: White miso is light in color and mild in flavor.
  • Red miso: Red miso is left to ferment a little longer. As a result, it gets salty and develops a richer flavor and color.
  • Mixed miso: Mixed miso is a combination of red and white miso. The 2 types complement each other perfectly.

Most people associate miso paste with miso soup. When mixed with dashi, it makes a delicious soup that’s nutritious and flavorful.

However, the paste can also be added to dishes to provide a rich, umami flavor that’s great in dressings and marinades.

It works well with fish and it can even add a unique richness to chocolate and caramel desserts.

No miso paste at hand, but a recipe that calls for it? Read: Miso paste substitute | 5 options you could add to your dish instead.

Miso paste nutrition

Miso paste is high in vitamins and minerals like B vitamins, vitamins E and K, and folic acid.

Because it’s fermented, it works as a probiotic with beneficial bacteria that improve gut health, which can boost mental and physical wellness!

The fermentation process also makes sure miso paste doesn’t expire that quickly.

What is soybean paste?

Soybean paste is most commonly called doenjang, and it’s a fermented bean paste made of soybean and brine.

Soybeans are soaked overnight and then coarsely ground and shaped into a cube. The cubes are cooled and dried.

Once they harden, they’re left to ferment for several months in earthenware pots. But unlike with miso, the lids are kept off so air can get to it. This is the second round of fermentation.

After about 90% of the moisture is removed from the paste (which is used to make a light soy sauce), it’s put back into the pots to ferment for a third time.

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How to use soybean paste

Soybean paste is commonly used to produce soybean soup and it can also be used as a relish. It’s eaten as a condiment for vegetables and for dipping.

It can also be mixed with garlic and sesame oil to produce ssamjang, which is traditionally eaten in leaf vegetables and often served as a complement to popular Korean meat dishes.

Soybean paste nutrition

Because soybean paste is fermented, it’s beneficial to the digestive system. It’s also rich in flavonoids, vitamins, minerals, and plant hormones, which are known for being anti-carcinogenic.

Soybean paste is also rich in the essential amino acid lysine and the fatty acid linoleic acid, which play an important role in the normal growth of blood vessels and the prevention of blood vessel-related illness.

Recipes with miso paste and soybean paste

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Miso soup recipe

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Miso can be used to make a wide variety of dishes, but miso soup is the most common. Here’s how you make this traditional Japanese dish.

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Prep Time 10 mins

Cook Time 30 mins

Course Soup

Cuisine Japanese

  • 4 cups vegetable broth (or dashi for a more authentic taste)
  • 1 sheet nori (dried seaweed) cut into large rectangles
  • 3-4 tbsp miso paste
  • ½ cup green chard chopped
  • ½ cup green onion chopped
  • ¼ cup firm tofu cubed
  • Place vegetable broth in a medium saucepan and bring to a low simmer.

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  • While broth is simmering, place miso into a small bowl. Add a little hot water and whisk until smooth. Set aside.

  • Add chard, green onion, and tofu to soup and cook for 5 minutes. Add nori and stir.

  • Remove from heat, add miso mixture, and stir to combine.

  • Taste and add more miso or a pinch of sea salt if desired. Serve warm.

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Pork belly and soybean paste recipe

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Let’s see what we can do with soybean paste in this fried pork belly recipe!

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  • 3-4 slices pork belly cut into big pieces
  • ½ potato thinly sliced
  • ½ zucchini cut into thin slices
  • ¼ cup white onion chopped into small pieces
  • 2-3 slices ginger
  • 2 cloves garlic sliced
  • 2 stalks green onion chopped for garnishing
  • ¼ tsp sugar
  • touch of sesame oil
  • Pan fry pork belly for 3-4 minutes until brown and crisp. Set aside.

  • Add potato, onion, and zucchini into pan. Stir fry for 4-5 minutes under medium-high heat until soft.

  • Toss in ginger and garlic, and pour 1 cup of water into the pan. Stir to mix well.

  • Once water starts to boil, add soybean paste and sugar. Stir to mix well.

  • Turn flame to medium-low heat and simmer for about 10 minutes with the lid on, stirring occasionally.

  • Add pork belly to pan and cook an additional 2-3 minutes.

  • Remove from pan and transfer to large serving bowl.

  • Drizzle with sesame oil, sprinkle with green onion, and serve.

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FAQs

What is the difference between Korean soybean paste and miso? ›

They are both made from fermented soybeans and salt. But they have different colors, different ingredients and different flavors. Traditional Korean doenjang is made just from soybeans and salt only. Miso usually is made by adding koji starter to rice in addition to soybeans which produces a sweeter taste.

What is the difference between doenjang and miso? ›

Doenjang has a much saltier, funkier flavor than miso so should be used in smaller quantities when substituting it for miso. By the same token, miso has a gentler, smoother quality that makes it a better choice for a dish like traditional miso soup.

Can I substitute miso paste for doenjang? ›

Miso: Due to its similar flavor and texture, Japanese miso paste is the best substitute for doenjang. Keep in mind that doenjang has a saltier, funkier flavor than miso, so you may need to use additional miso in your recipe or supplement it with salt or soy sauce.

Can I use soybean paste instead of miso paste? ›

Soybean paste, a fermented bean paste, can be used as a substitute for miso paste in many dishes. It is commonly used as a seasoning in stews, soups, and even dipping sauces. This paste can be used as a red miso paste substitute, but keep in mind that it is quite salty.

What is Korean soybean paste used for? ›

Soybean paste is usually used as the main seasoning ingredients for soup, stew and "Ssamjang"(dipping sauce for lettuce wrap), but also can be used to season blanched vegetables such as spinach. However, it is recommended not to consume too much since it is highly composed of sodium.

Does Korean soybean paste need to be refrigerated? ›

Just like miso paste, the best way to keep your Korean pastes as fresh as possible after opening is to refrigerate it. The cold will slow down the spoilage.

What is doenjang used for? ›

Doenjang is also one of the main ingredients in ssam jang, a very popular condiment used in Korean barbecue-style lettuce wraps and as a dip for raw, crunchy vegetables like cucumber and carrot sticks.

Does doenjang have probiotics? ›

The majority of microorganisms in doenjang are Bacillus paralicheniformis, which is tolerant to 10% NaCl [46]. Furthermore, probiotic microorganisms, including Bacillus strains, may have exerted health benefits. The consumption of probiotics may improve blood pressure control.

Is Korean soybean paste healthy? ›

This paste is one of the staple condiments found in almost every Korean household. It is healthy and rich in minerals, vitamins, and gut-healthy probiotics.

Can I use doenjang for miso soup? ›

Its flavor is similar to Japanese miso but with more intense, rich, savory flavor. If you like miso soup, you'll love doenjang jjigae! It's a hearty Korean stew that's easy to make, healthy, satisfying, and full of vegetables and protein.

Can I use doenjang for ramen? ›

This beef ramen recipe uses Korean soy bean paste (doenjang), a fermented soy bean blend that is pretty similar to regular Japanese miso paste.

Are miso and soybean paste the same? ›

In recent years, miso, or fermented soybean paste, has become a rather common pantry staple, used to bring saltiness, earthiness, and funkiness to whatever it touches, whether soups, dressings, sauces, or even cookies.

Where do you find miso paste in the grocery store? ›

Miso paste is most often found in the refrigerated section of your grocery store and is usually found near tofu. It can also be found in the produce section if there is a refrigerated area.

What is a good substitute for miso paste? ›

Best miso paste substitute

The best miso substitute? Soy sauce. Soy sauce can stand in for the salty and savory flavor of miso in a pinch. But keep in mind: miso paste has a creamy texture and soy sauce is very thin, almost like water.

Can I use tahini instead of miso paste? ›

3. TAHINI. Tahini is a great miso substitute because it's almost identical from a textural standpoint. Its creaminess is a great match for miso paste especially in recipes for sauces and dressings.

Does Korean soybean paste expire? ›

Without contamination, refrigerated soybean paste can last for years, but both the flavor and color change over time. When unrefrigerated, don't expect anything more than a few weeks to two months at the most.

Can you eat doenjang raw? ›

Doenjang can be eaten as a condiment in raw-paste form with vegetables, as flavored seasoning or even as a dipping condiment.

What can I use instead of doenjang? ›

The best substitutes for Doenjang
  • Sweet Bean Sauce.
  • Miso.
  • Gochujang.
  • Doubanjiang.
  • Korean soy sauce.
  • Ground Bean Sauce.
  • Fermented black beans.
  • Hoisin Sauce.

Can you eat expired doenjang? ›

DOENJANG may also develop white mold but like GOCHUJANG, you would just scrape it off the top. It may also develop a darker coloured crust which can happen once exposed to air. That's simply due to exposure to oxygen which dries it out and changes the colour but is still safe to eat.

Can you eat expired miso paste? ›

If there's only the production date, the paste should keep its quality for at least a year. Past that time frame, the paste won't go bad or anything, but it might degrade a bit in terms of quality and become less sweet to taste. That's because miso is alive, and it continues to ferment, albeit very slowly.

How long does opened doenjang last? ›

Commercially prepared doenjang is safe to consume 3 to 4 months after opening as long as it is refrigerated in an air-tight container, and could be good for up to one year.

Does doenjang have protein? ›

Soybean Paste Doenjang (1 tbsp) contains 5g total carbs, 5g net carbs, 0.5g fat, 3g protein, and 35 calories.

Is doenjang a girlfriend? ›

Q-Rapha Premium Doenjang (Korean Soybean Paste) is an authentic premium quality, gluten-free, naturally aged, and fermented. It's 100% All-Natural, Gluten-Free, Non-GMO soy paste.

How do you cook with doenjang? ›

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Does doenjang have sugar? ›

contains 50 calories per 30 g serving. This serving contains 1 g of fat, 4 g of protein and 6 g of carbohydrate. The latter is 2.4 g sugar and 0.2 g of dietary fiber, the rest is complex carbohydrate.

Is Doenjang Jjigae good for weight loss? ›

As a primarily vegetable based stew, doenjang jjigae makes a low-calorie meal 3. A 1-cup serving of the stew contains about 90 calories. As a low-calorie food, the stew makes a good choice if you're trying to limit your calorie intake for weight loss.

Is doenjang same as natto? ›

The Koreans have a number of different soybean ferments that are also bacillus-based, but the most common one is doenjang, which is more or less natto, although the method of fermentation makes a product that doesn't have the sticky, gooey aspect natto does because it's a dried-down paste.

Is doenjang the same as gochujang? ›

While gochujang's primary flavor profile is dominated by red chile peppers, doenjang pushes fermented soybeans to center stage. Both pastes are thick and hearty, especially when gochujang also contains soybean paste, but doenjang is more forgiving.

Is doenjang halal? ›

Doenjang

So if you want to achieve that umami-rich taste that transforms dishes and makes them distinctively Korean, then make sure to stock your kitchen with some halal doenjang! ?

What does Doenjang Jjigae taste like? ›

Doenjang Jjigae, is a hearty Korean stew loaded with vegetables, mushrooms and garlic and redolent of garlic. Seasoned with a fermented bean paste, it has an earthy funk that gives the soup a marvelous earthy flavor.

Do Koreans eat miso soup? ›

Korean miso soup or doenjang Jjigae uses the Korean form of miso doenjang (aka dwenjang, aka dengjang). Doenjang is similar to Japanese miso but it also contains some uncrushed beans giving it more texture. This soup also contains gochujang which is similar to miso and has chilis in it.

Is miso soup Korean or Japanese? ›

Miso soup (味噌汁, misoshiru) is a traditional Japanese soup consisting of a dashi stock into which softened miso paste is mixed.

Is ramen Korean or Japanese? ›

Ramen (/ˈrɑːmən/) (拉麺, ラーメン or らーめん, rāmen, IPA: [ɾaꜜːmeɴ]) is a Japanese noodle dish. It consists of Chinese-style wheat noodles (or 中華麺, chūkamen) served in a broth; common flavors are soy sauce and miso, with typical toppings including sliced pork (chāshū), nori (dried seaweed), menma (bamboo shoots), and scallions.

Can you put noodles in doenjang Jjigae? ›

The richness from the pork and chicken stock balances and rounds out the funkiness of the doenjang and ssamjang perfectly making this jjigae great on its own or even with noodles added into it.

What kind of miso is in ramen? ›

White miso, or shiro miso is the best miso paste for seasoning ramen broth. It's less pungent and salty than the other darker varieties of miso paste.

Which type of miso is the healthiest? ›

In general, the darker the color, the more intense the flavor. "The light ones like white and yellow misos may be better for dressings, glazes, and light sauces, while the darker misos are good for heartier dishes like stews and heavier soups," Ingraham says. Not sure how to cook with miso at home?

Can you eat miso paste raw? ›

Miso is a paste and can be mixed into sauces, dressings, batters, and soups. It can be eaten cooked or raw. Since miso is a cultured food, it's best to add it to long-cooked dishes at the end of cooking.

Should I refrigerate miso paste? ›

The best way to store miso, considered a living food, is to keep it in the refrigerator. If you would like to store it in a freezer, the temperature must stay higher than 25F or -5C. The miso will not freeze and the aroma and flavor will not go away, if it is only stored in the freezer for a few months.

Does Trader Joe's carry miso? ›

It gives food that delicious umami flavor that you probably love, even if you don't know it. Added bonus: Trader Joe's uses organic soybeans and their miso is vegan and gluten-free.

Is miso good for your health? ›

Rich in nutrients: Miso contains many healthy vitamins and minerals like vitamin K, manganese, zinc, protein and calcium. Many of these nutrients support essential structures like the bones and nervous system. Improves digestion: Because miso is high in probiotics, it helps the body maintain healthy bacteria levels.

Does Walmart have white miso? ›

Roland White Miso Soybean Paste, 35.3 oz, (Pack of 10) - Walmart.com.

How do you store miso paste? ›

What's the best way to store miso paste? Covered in the fridge. For extra protection against oxidation, Hachisu likes to press a piece of parchment or plastic wrap onto the surface of the miso, under the lid. Miso gets darker and denser over time but will keep indefinitely if stored properly.

What do I use miso paste for? ›

Here are some of our favorite ways to use miso paste.
  1. Use in ramen broth. Miso is an important ingredient in many ramen recipes. ...
  2. Make miso butter. ...
  3. Add umami flavor to vegetarian soups and stews. ...
  4. Use in a pan sauce. ...
  5. Add to a stir-fry. ...
  6. Make marinades even more flavorful. ...
  7. Enhance a panko crust. ...
  8. Whisk into salad dressing.
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Is miso a gluten? ›

Like most other prepared foods that don't contain flour, miso paste is gluten free if it's prepared in a safe, gluten free environment and is made without gluten-containing grains. Miso paste, when made from any sort of beans and fermented rice, is gluten free.

Can you freeze miso paste? ›

The answer is yes, you can.

You could not only freeze miso paste, but you can also freeze miso soup, and the great thing is that if you know how to prepare it in the right way for freezing. You can keep it for up to 6 months before any risk of losing a little of its amazing umami taste.

Can I use brown miso instead of white? ›

Brown misos won't work in HH recipes. Their flavor is too strong and different. If a recipe calls for brown miso, you can't really substitute it with a lighter color miso for the same reason.

Is Korean and Japanese miso the same? ›

Korean beanpaste is similar to Japanese miso, which is a fermented food representing both Korea and Japan, but they are actually different.

Is miso the same as fermented soy bean paste? ›

Miso is produced by fermenting soybeans with salt and koji (the fungus Aspergillus oryzae) and sometimes rice, barley, seaweed, or other ingredients,” says Nick Kim, chef and partner of omakase restaurant Shuko. The result is a paste that is high in both protein and vitamins, and packs a ton of flavor.

Do Koreans use miso? ›

It's one of the essential ingredients in a Korean home cook's pantry, along with other staples like soy sauce and gochujang, the sweet-spicy fermented red chile paste. It has the "funky" quality of a fermented food, and a pungent smell similar to that of a ripened blue cheese. But don't let that intimidate you.

Does doenjang have probiotics? ›

The majority of microorganisms in doenjang are Bacillus paralicheniformis, which is tolerant to 10% NaCl [46]. Furthermore, probiotic microorganisms, including Bacillus strains, may have exerted health benefits. The consumption of probiotics may improve blood pressure control.

Can you eat expired doenjang? ›

DOENJANG may also develop white mold but like GOCHUJANG, you would just scrape it off the top. It may also develop a darker coloured crust which can happen once exposed to air. That's simply due to exposure to oxygen which dries it out and changes the colour but is still safe to eat.

Can you eat doenjang raw? ›

Doenjang can be eaten as a condiment in raw-paste form with vegetables, as flavored seasoning or even as a dipping condiment.

Which type of miso is the healthiest? ›

In general, the darker the color, the more intense the flavor. "The light ones like white and yellow misos may be better for dressings, glazes, and light sauces, while the darker misos are good for heartier dishes like stews and heavier soups," Ingraham says. Not sure how to cook with miso at home?

Where do you find miso paste in the grocery store? ›

Miso paste is most often found in the refrigerated section of your grocery store and is usually found near tofu. It can also be found in the produce section if there is a refrigerated area.

What kind of miso is in ramen? ›

White miso, or shiro miso is the best miso paste for seasoning ramen broth. It's less pungent and salty than the other darker varieties of miso paste.

What is a good substitute for miso paste? ›

Best miso paste substitute

The best miso substitute? Soy sauce. Soy sauce can stand in for the salty and savory flavor of miso in a pinch. But keep in mind: miso paste has a creamy texture and soy sauce is very thin, almost like water.

What is similar to miso paste? ›

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  • SOY SAUCE. Soy sauce is probably the most common and ubiquitous miso substitute. ...
  • FISH SAUCE. Fish sauce is another good substitute for miso paste in that it has the same salty, umami flavor profile. ...
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Does Walmart have white miso? ›

Roland White Miso Soybean Paste, 35.3 oz, (Pack of 10) - Walmart.com.

Does Korean soybean paste expire? ›

Without contamination, refrigerated soybean paste can last for years, but both the flavor and color change over time. When unrefrigerated, don't expect anything more than a few weeks to two months at the most.

How long is miso paste good for? ›

Miso is a “preservative food,” that can be kept for a long period of time due to its salt content. If kept in your refrigerator, miso itself does not go bad. In terms of the quality of the taste, miso should remain relatively consistent for up to one year.

Can I use doenjang for miso soup? ›

Its flavor is similar to Japanese miso but with more intense, rich, savory flavor. If you like miso soup, you'll love doenjang jjigae! It's a hearty Korean stew that's easy to make, healthy, satisfying, and full of vegetables and protein.

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