Fish

  • Curry Donburi (Rice Bowl) Fish

    Quick & Easy Canned Mackerel Curry

    Mackerel is my absolutely favourite fish and I always stock some cans of ‘Mackerel in Brine’ in my pantry. Using one can, you can create a variety of Rice Bowl dishes and I have shared the recipes of those on this website. Here is another one to share. This is a super easy Mackerel Curry. …

  • Beans & Peas Fish

    Chickpeas & Salmon Cakes

    You don’t need to cook Potatoes to make these fish cakes. Using Canned Chickpeas and Canned Salmon, these healthy fish cakes are quick and easy to make. No need to coat them with Egg and Breadcrumbs either. If you want to make these fish cake more nutritious, you can add finely chopped Vegetables such as …

  • Egg Fish Vegetables

    Butter Garlic ‘Shiri Shiri’ Carrots

    ‘Shiri Shiri Carrots’ is originated in Okinawa Island in Japan. ‘Shiri Shiri’ means thinly sliced strips of vegetables in Okinawan language. I always cook this dish with Dashi Powder and a little bit of Soy Sauce. Today I cooked it with Butter and Garlic, and seasoned with Salt & Black Pepper only. It was delicious. …

  • Donburi (Rice Bowl) Fish

    Mackerel ‘Chan-Chan-Yaki’ Rice Bowl

    ‘Chan-Chan-Yaki’ is originally a fishermen’s dish from Hokkaido, Japan’s northern island. Salmon is used for the dish, and I have shared my easy version ‘Salmon Chan-Chan-Yaki Rice Bowl’ on this website. It can be made with Canned Mackerel. This is a super quick & easy dish, very filling and nutritious, and absolutely delicious. Makes 1 …

  • Fish Vegetables

    Baby Spinach & Tuna Mayo Salad

    A bag of Baby Spinach, that is already washed and ready to eat, is a life saver. We can make a variety of salads using it. Canned Tuna is also a life saver. We can make a variety of dishes using it. I just combined those two to make this salad. It took a few …

  • Fish Yakisoba

    Canned Mackerel Yakisoba

    I thank whoever started making Canned Mackerel. Such a wonderful food product, lasts long in the pantry, ready to use anytime, and absolutely versatile and delicious. Today I used it for Yakisoba, Japanese style stir-fried Noodles. Some people say Mackerel has strong fishy smell. I suggest to add some Curry Powder to it so that …

  • Fish Vegetables

    Fish Ball Salad with Kimchi Flavoured Sauce

    You can make an instant Kimchi by dressing Vegetables with my ‘Kimchi Flavoured Sauce’. You can add Oil such as Sesame Oil and more Vinegar to the sauce, and make salad dressing. My ‘Kimchi Flavoured Sauce’ is very versatile. Today I simply combined Fish Balls and Salad Vegetables with the sauce. Makes 4 Servings Ingredients …

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    Pan-fried Stuffed Sardines

    Today I had to cook some leftover Sardines Fillets. I was going to cook ‘Garlic & Panko Baked Sardines’, but it was just too hot to turn on the oven. I decided to cook them in a frying pan. I made the topping ingredients into stuffing, sandwiched it with the Sardine Fillets, and cooked with …

  • Donburi (Rice Bowl) Fish Vegetables

    Fried Fish & Vegetable Rice Bowl

    The Fish are seasoned with Salt & Pepper, fried and placed on top of the freshly cooked Rice. There are many sauces that go well with the Fish and Rice, but this is my favourite sauce. It is basically stir-fried Vegetables and Asian Mushrooms. Dashi stock is added and seasoned with Japanese staples, Soy Sauce …

  • Donburi (Rice Bowl) Fish Sushi

    Smoked Salmon Poke Bowl

    I have been craving Poke Bowl for weeks. I kept visiting a local fish shop to find Sashimi grade fresh Tuna, but I couldn’t find it. I have given up and made this Poke Bowl using Smoked Salmon, which is available from any supermarket stores. Holy moly, it was good! Makes 2 Servings Ingredients Sushi …

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    Fried Sardine Balls

    When my son was a young child, he became very sensitive about Fish bones after an accident, and he didn’t want to eat Fish if there are any bones. Fine bones of Sardines, if there are any left in fillets, don’t do any harm, but it was an issue. The easiest solution was chopping them …

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    Simmered Snapper

    In Japan, Deepwater Redfish OR Red Snapper are most commonly used for this dish. You would rather use more sustainable fish. The photo below is King Snapper, that has much firmer texture than common Snappers. You can use your favourite fish. Most Fish are suitable for this dish. Makes 4 Servings Ingredients 4 Fillets (400-500g) …

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