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japanese-style macaroni gratin with salmon

Japanese-Style Macaroni Gratin with Salmon


  • 2 salmon fillets
  • 3 1/2 ounces spinach
  • 2 ounces shredded mozzarella cheese
  • 1 tablespoon red or white miso
  • a little salt
  • 2/3 ounces butter
  • 1 1/4 cups milk
  • 2 tablespoons flour
  • 3 1/2 ounces macaroni
  • 1 quart water for boiling macaroni
Step 1

step 1:

Cut off the stems of the spinach and cut into about 2 in. wide pieces. Cut the salmon into bite-size pieces.

Step 2

step 2:

Pour the 1 liter of water into a pan. Bring to a boil and add the macaroni. After boiling, drain the macaroni in a colander.

Step 3

step 3:

Put the butter in a frying pan and sear the salmon for about 2 minutes on medium heat. Add the spinach and sear.

Step 4

step 4:

Preheat the oven to 480 °F. Add 1/2 tablespoon of the flour and mix. Add the remaining flour into the mixture in fourths and mix each time in the same manner.

Step 5

step 5:

Add one fourth of the milk and mix. Add the remaining milk into the mixture in fourths and mix in the same manner each time.

Step 6

step 6:

After boiling, put some sauce into a spoon. Add the miso and stir with chopsticks until it is dissolved. Stir into the soup.

Step 7

step 7:

Add the macaroni and salt and mix.

Step 8

step 8:

Place in a fireproof dish. Spread the shredded mozzarella cheese over it. Bake in the oven at 480 °F for 12 minutes.

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This dish well-balanced and good for digestion. Furthermore, it is especially enjoyable in cold weather because it warms you up. It is a very delicious gratin.