Easy! Salmon Fried in Leek Miso Paste

Easy!  Salmon Fried in Leek Miso Paste

"Fresh Salmon" and "Miso and Leek" are a perfect match. I recommend enjoying this with rice.

Ingredients: Serves 2

Fresh salmon
2 fillets
Japanese leek
5 cm length
☆ Miso
☆ Sake
☆ Ginger paste in tube
1 cm
Vegetable oil
1/2 tablespoon


1. Cut the leek vertically, then against the grain to obtain a fine mince. Mix the minced leek with the ☆ ingredients to create miso and leek sauce.
2. Heat oil in a pan over medium heat. Lay the salmon in the pan skin side down, and brown well so it can be served skin side up and will look nice.
3. Turn the fish over and brown it while spreading the miso leek paste over the skin. Cover the pan with a lid and cook over low heat for about 3 minutes. Then just serve the salmon and you are done!

Story Behind this Recipe

I pan-fried salmon in leek miso paste that's used in "namero" (a local dish from the Boso Peninsula in Chiba prefecture). fresh salmon.