Salmon is basically available all year round these days.
The Japanese prepare it in all kinds of ways.
Here is a simple recipe very popular in Japanese homes you can also enjoy as a snack with a cool beer!
Salmon grilled with leek miso:
INGREDIENTS: For 2 persons
-Salmon: 2 slices
-Miso: 1 large tablespoon
-Japanese sake: 1 tablespoon (can be reduced or increased)
-Leek: 5 cm long cut (chopped fine)
-Umeboshi/pickled Jpanes plum: 1 teaspoon (can be reduced or increased)
-In a bowl mix miso, sake, leek and umeboshi. Add sake if the mixture is not smooth enough. As for miso, choose one cotaining beans.
Do not be afraid to experiment as far as ingredients and quantities are concerned.
Grill with the lower face/side up first.
Turn over as the first “bubbles” appear on its surface.
Smear the salmon with the leek miso mix and grill until “bubbles apear on the fish surface.
Serve with shiso or lettuce leaves for decoration and limes forthe final touch.
-Take care not to overgrill the fish.
-If you use salmon with its skin, grill skin first.