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[Farmhouse Recipe] Chinese Cabbage and Canned Mackerel in Miso

[Farmhouse Recipe] Chinese Cabbage and Canned Mackerel in Miso

Steam-simmer the Chinese cabbage with canned mackerel and a little seasoning without water. The Chinese cabbage absorbs the tasty sauce, and it's also delicious over rice.

Ingredients: 2 servings

Chinese cabbage
400 g
【A】
Canned mackerel (in soy sauce or miso)
1 can
Soy sauce
1 tablespoon
Sake
1 tablespoon
Sugar
1 tablespoon

Steps

1. Chop the Chinese cabbage.
2. Mix the [A] ingredients in a bowl.
3. Put half of the Chinese cabbage in a pan, and add half of the mixture (Step 2) on top.
4. Then put the rest of the Chinese cabbage into the pan, and add the remaining mixture on top. Cover with a lid and simmer over medium heat for 15 minutes. Stir throughly once after 10 minutes.
5. And it's done. Serve with rice.

Story Behind this Recipe

I stock various canned foods, and always have 5 cans of mackerel in the house. It is very useful and I use it for chirashizushi and simmered dishes etc. I often cook Chinese cabbage without water. I used the flavor of the canned mackerel for seasoning, and it was a delicious dish that went well with rice.