Lightly Dried Wild Aji
A popular fish served in Japanese breakfasts, aji (Japanese horse mackerel) is a delicious fish that is popular for its juicy meat. It provides many health benefits including omega-3 fatty acids, protein, and vitamins. It is dried and salted lightly through traditional methods. The drying method concentrates its rich umami flavors and has been enjoyed by Japanese denizens for hundreds of years. Serve with miso soup and rice for a full Japanese meal.
DSAJ4: (160g/5.6 oz) x 8
DSAJ6: (160g/5.6 oz) x 12
1.Heat a frying pan over medium heat and place a cooking sheet on top. Place the aji on top of the cooking sheet with the skin side down.
2.Cook for 6 to 7 minutes. Flip the fish over when the oil on the fish begins to shimmer and the meat begins to turn white.
3.When the meat turns golden brown, take fish off heat and serve with miso soup and rice for a full Japanese meal.