Fish

  • Baked & Fried Rice Fish

    Curry Flavoured Salmon Doria

    My ‘Potato & Canned Salmon Gratin’ is made with Japanese Mayonnaise instead of white sauce, and it is delicious. Today I made this ‘Doria’ that is almost identical to the dish, replacing Potato with Rice. I seasoned the Rice with Curry Powder, and the curry flavour matches with Salmon, Mayonnaise & Cheese topping. This is …

  • Fish Vegetables

    Broccoli & Tuna ‘Goma-ae’

    I often cook ‘Goma-ae’ dishes. I use a variety of Vegetables as ‘Goma-ae’ sauce is so versatile and matches for many Vegetables. The sauce’s ingredients are always the same. I use Toasted Sesame Seeds, Sugar and Soy Sauce, though the ratio of those three ingredients is sometimes different. It seems my family members love the …

  • Fish Vegetables

    Stir-fried Carrot & ‘Tarako’ (Pollock Roe)

    If you have some leftover ‘Tarako’ OR ‘Mentaiko’ (Salted Pollock Roe) and looking for a way to use it up, try this super simple stir-fry. ‘Umami’ and saltiness, and also spiciness if you use ‘Mentaiko’, come from the Salted Pollock Roe, what you have to do is just stir-fry. This dish is perfect to eat …

  • Fish Spaghetti & Pasta

    ‘Tarako’ (Pollock Roe) Spaghetti

    Pollock is a fish of Cod family. Salted Pollock Roe is called ‘Tarako’ in Japanese. When Pollock Roe is salted with Chilli, it is called ‘Mentaiko’. Both are very popular in Japan, and they make a great sauce for Spaghetti. Outside Japan, we only can find frozen ‘Tarako’ OR ‘Mentaiko’. If you could find them, …

  • Egg Fish Prawn & Shrimp

    ‘Datemaki’ Rolled Omelette

    A Japanese dish ‘Datemaki’ is often prepared for the New Year celebration. It is basically a rolled Omelette. Fish OR Prawn paste is mixed with Eggs. Even though it is a savoury dish, ‘Datemaki’ is usually seasoned with a lot of Sugar. Store-bought ones are too sweet for me. My recipe is not too sweet. …

  • Donburi (Rice Bowl) Fish

    Teriyaki Mackerel Don

    You should stock Canned Fish (e.g. Tuna, Mackerel, Salmon, Sardine) in your pantry. They are a good source of protein and often available on good special prices. I am a big fan of Canned Mackerel. I often make my lunch using a 125g can. I have shared the recipes of ‘Miso Mackerel Don’ and ‘Curry …

  • Fish Gyoza

    Smoked Salmon & Cream Cheese Spring Rolls

    The filling of Spring Rolls doesn’t have to be Asian flavoured. You can actually use anything. I want to introduce Smoked Salmon & Cream Cheese. These Spring Rolls are super easy to make and perfect starter or party food. I recommend to cut each square sheet of wrapper into 4 pieces and make small Spring …

  • Fish Vegetables

    ‘Goma-ae’ Cucumber & Tuna

    ‘Goma-ae’ is a dish of vegetables dressed with sweet sesame seed sauce. ‘Goma-ae’ is one of the most popular recipes on my website. Today I added a small can of Tuna. I have never done it before. The result was brilliant! As I seasoned Cucumber with Salt, I reduced the amount of Soy Sauce in …

  • Donburi (Rice Bowl) Fish

    Canned Mackerel & Kimchi Rice Bowl

    This is another super easy rice bowl dish that I often make for my lunch. It is a great dish to have on a hot summer day as you don’t need to cook Mackerel. You can add some Salad Vegetables to it. Wakame is also a good addition. Makes 1 Serving Ingredients 1 teaspoon Soy …

  • Donburi (Rice Bowl) Fish

    Teriyaki Salmon Rice Bowl

    Off-cuts or already diced Salmon are cheaper than good-looking fillets, and they are perfectly suitable for this dish. Using ready-to-use Baby Spinach, I don’t need to wash or cut anything, and this ‘Teriyaki Salmon Rice Bowl’ can be made in 5 minutes. Another super easy meal. Makes 1 Serving Ingredients 150g Salmon *cut into bite-size …

  • Baked & Fried Rice Fish

    Oven-baked Fish Curry Pilaf

    My ‘Basic Oven-Baked Pilaf’ recipe is very versatile. I added Curry Powder to it and used White Fish Fillets for this dish. I often use rice cooker to cook rice dishes, but I know many people don’t have rice cooker. Oven-baking is so easy, and it is very suitable for cooking pilaf. Makes 4 Servings …

  • Fish Mushrooms

    Japanese Mushroom Sauce & Fish

    This mushroom sauce is good with Fish, but also good with Tofu or Chicken. Cook those proteins simply with Salt and Pepper, or you don’t need to cook Tofu. Today I pan-fried the Fish Fillets after coating them with Flour. You can steam, grill or deep-fry. This sauce makes the simple fish into an extra …

  • Fish

    Salmon Soboro

    ‘Soboro’ means crumbled meat in Japanese. To make this ‘Salmon Soboro’, use Canned Salmon. Today I used Canned Pink Salmon that I bough some time ago when it was on special. Canned Salmon is quite wet even after drained well. When you mix it with seasonings and stir-fry, it might become mushy. Keep stirring over …

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    Mackerel Sprinkles

    Savoury rice sprinkles are called ‘Furikake’ in Japanese. There are loads of ‘Furikake’ products available from stores in Japan and they are very popular. When my children were young, I used to make ‘Salmon Sprinkles’. If you like ‘Salmon Sprinkles’, you might wish to try this one. Grilled Fresh Mackerel would be lovely to use, …

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