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spaghetti with mentaiko sauce

  • Serves: 2
  • Calories: 711 kcal
  • Total Time: 30 m
    • Prep: 25 m
    • Cook: 5 m
  • Japanese: Mentai-supagetti
Spaghetti with Mentaiko Sauce
Ingredients Ingredients


Step 1

step 1:

Because mentaiko is covered by a thin film, cut the mentaiko in half lengthwise and take out the contents. Place in a bowl.

Step 2

step 2:

Melt the butter in a microwave oven. Add the melted butter, mayonnaise, milk, freshly squeezed lemon juice to the mentaiko in the bowl and mix.

Step 3

step 3:

Pour the water into a pan. Bring to a boil and add the spaghetti.

Step 4

step 4:

Cook the spaghetti until done. Remove from pan and drain in a colander. Add the spaghetti to the sauce in the bowl and mix.


Cut the nori into slivers with scissors. Top with the nori slivers.


Once you eat this dish, you will want to eat it again. It has been made since the 1980's troughout Japan.