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japanese-style salmon baked with red miso in foil

Japanese-Style Salmon Baked with Red Miso in Foil


  • 200 g or 2 fillets of salmon
  • 70 g onion
  • 40 g enoki (snow puff)
  • 80 g shiitake mushrooms (optional)
  • 2 tablespoons red miso
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 2 tablespoons sake
  • 20 g butter
Step 1

step 1:

Wipe the shiitake mushrooms (optional) with a wet paper towel. Cut off the stems and slice the caps. Cut off the roots of the enoki mushrooms 3 cm. from the end and cut in half. Thinly slice the onion.

Step 2

step 2:

Mix the miso, sugar and sake in a dish.

Step 3

step 3:

Wrap the salmon, the onion, mushrooms, 2 tablespoons miso mixture and the butter in aluminium foil.

Step 4

step 4:

Put the wrapped salmon in a frying pan and cover and cook on medium heat for 15 minutes. Remove from the pan and place on a serving plate. Open the foil and stir the mix miso mixture and ingredients.

Sake no aka-miso hoiru-tsutsumi-yaki


All ingredients and miso mixture are soaked with butter and the taste becomes mellow. This dish is very delicious.