kan no miri meshi (Japanese Canned Ration)

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kan no miri meshi (Japanese Canned Ration)

Post by ItCameFromThailand » Wed Mar 27, 2019 10:17 pm

I finally got around to making a video out of this, it's down below in the thread. It's not in English but i made subtitles if anyone is interested.


I just enjoyed one of the best tasting rations I have ever tried. I saw a different version of this from a few years back, but I've never see a review of this one in English so I'll post some pics.
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Here is everything laid out.
From left to right: Heater, water, spoon, Potato Tuna salad, Chicken in sweet soy, sugar and mirin (basically teriyaki).
Bottom row: Mixed flavor rice with Japanese chestnuts, Miso soup, and towel.

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Here is the Tuna potato salad. I was skeptical about heating this up but it was awesome. The carrots and potatoes were soft, and there was just a hint of tuna taste. It was very sweet and creamy
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This is the chicken. The broth was slightly sweet and had just a little bit of oil from the dark-meat chicken. It didn't look or taste like canned chicken really. It was extremely soft and light.
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Next is the rice. It has soy sauce, chestnuts, soy beans, shiitake mushrooms, and several other flavorings.


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And here is the miso soup. I was surprised that this was the least flavorful part of the meal. It wasn't that salty, and the miso flavor wasn't strong either.
The floating balls are roasted mochi, and the little clear strips are daikon radish. Here's a better shot of those 2.
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It was all good. I highly suggest trying one if you get the chance.
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Re: kan no miri meshi (Japanese Canned Ration)

Post by Sailswish » Thu Mar 28, 2019 5:40 am

Looks awesome. Is there an Ebay vendor?

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Re: kan no miri meshi (Japanese Canned Ration)

Post by Sailswish » Thu Mar 28, 2019 5:43 am

Googling refers back to another post in 2016 on our fair forum.

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Re: kan no miri meshi (Japanese Canned Ration)

Post by ItCameFromThailand » Thu Mar 28, 2019 6:16 am

Sailswish wrote:
Thu Mar 28, 2019 5:40 am
Looks awesome. Is there an Ebay vendor?
I've never seen anybody that sells them on eBay on a regular basis, but they do pop up from time to time.

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Re: kan no miri meshi (Japanese Canned Ration)

Post by ItCameFromThailand » Sun Apr 14, 2019 12:32 pm


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Re: kan no miri meshi (Japanese Canned Ration)

Post by Sailswish » Sun Apr 14, 2019 4:52 pm

Being raised in a Japanese/German/Polish household, I am familiar with everything in this ration and it looks spot on. Portions don't jibe with my American sensibilities though. I was laughed at by some Europeans last year when they saw me drinking coffee out of my 20oz YETI tumbler while they sipped their espresso from thimbles.

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