Salted-Grilled Horse Mackerel 鯵の塩焼き
Recipe type: Main Dish, Seafood, Fish
Cuisine: Japanese
Serves: 2

Today’s Japanese Cooking Style is called Salted-Grilled Horse Mackerel or 鯵の塩焼き in Japanese. This is one of Japanese typical meal for dinner when this fish is in season here. You can also find this in many Restaurants around Japan. Very easy to make and delicious too. Enjoy. Let’s see what Ingredients we need to make our Salted-Grilled Horse Mackerel Dish.
  • 2 whole horse mackerels.
  • 1 tbsp salt
  • grated white radish
  • lemon

  1. Scrape off the hard scales at the joint of the tail with knife, scrape the scales of the other part away in short strokes. Insert the tip of knife behind the gill cover, cut the base of the gill and pull the gills out. Makes slit on the side that will face down when served, and scoop out the innards with your hands wash away any remaining innards and blood in the belly with cold water.
  2. Sprinkle salt on the immediately before grilling. Coat the tail, pectoral fins, and dorsal fins heavily with salt (decorative salting).
  3. ★ The decorative salting will prevent the fins from scorching and help them retain their shape★
  4. Heat a cooking grill well, and grill the fish. Always grill first the side of fish that will face up when served. When the whole fish about 60% done, turn it over and grill the other side.
  5. Arrange the fish on a plate, and garnish with grated white radish and lemon.

There you have it. Hope you enjoy this, until next time let’s cook together. 次回は一緒に作りましょう~^^/~~ PS: If you enjoy my Daily recipe subscribe to my RSS Feed and I also have available my first e-Book, which FREE to you for coming by and reading my Japanese CookingRecipes. Thank you..