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Sake and Snack Pairing: Yellowtail Teriyaki

A representative of the winter season! Let’s make some rich flavored snacks with the fatty “buri (yellowtail.)”

This recipe is easy to make! Made with just one frying pan! “Buri” is a well-known nutrient-rich food with protein, fat, vitamins, and DHA, which is found in the brain and nerves. This recipe is not only a great snack for sake, but also a tasty and healthy dish for everyone! You will be left satisfied for sure!

This delicious yellowtail teriyaki is perfect with a glass of light and smooth sake, a fruity type of sake and rich types of sake! Be sure to enjoy both the flavors of the yellowtail and how the sake pairs beautifully with it!

Ingredients (2 Servings)

2 slices of yellowtail fillet
┗1 teaspoon Japanese sake
1 tablespoon of flour
(A) 2 tablespoons soy sauce
(A) 2 tablespoons sake
(A) 2 tablespoons mirin
(A) 1 tablespoon sugar
4 shishito peppers
1/2 tablespoon of salad oil

How to Make: Steps

Step 1:

Sprinkle sake over the yellowtail and let sit for 15 minutes. Then wipe away the excess water and lightly coat the yellowtail in flour. Poke holes in the shishito peppers with toothpicks.

Step 2:

Heat oil in a frying pan, grill the shishito peppers, and then remove them from the pan. Add the yellowtail to the same pan and cook over medium heat until nicely browned.

Step 3:

Wipe away excess water from the pan with a paper towel, add the well-mixed ingredients (A) and let it stew for a bit. Serve in a bowl with the shishito peppers.

Tip: Sake helps to mellow out the smell of fish and also softens the yellowtail!

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