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simmered flatfish

Simmered Flatfish


  • 220 g flatfish
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons sake
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons sugar
  • 60 ml water
Step 1

step 1:

Add the water, soy sauce, sake and sugar to a pan or a frying pan. Bring to a boil.

Step 2

step 2:

Add the flatfish, black skin side up.

Step 3

step 3:

Put aluminum foil over the fish. Simmer over medium heat for 8 minutes.

Karei no nitsuke

Remove from heat and serve in a dish. Pour the broth over the flatfish.


Because flatfish has a very light taste, the broth makes it more delicious.