Simmered Flounder Offcuts

Simmered Flounder Offcuts

I think this is the most delicious dish out of all the simmered fish offcuts.

Ingredients: 2 servings

Flounder offcuts
from 1 fish
1 block
Daikon radish
Sansho leaves
to taste
a small amount
a small amount
Soy sauce
to taste


1. Cut the tofu and daikon into a size that's slightly larger than regular bite-sized. Cutting into them with your chopsticks and feeling the softness is part of the fun.
2. Cut the scallion into bite-sized pieces. No matter how hard you try, you can't cut into these with your chopsticks.
3. Add the fish offcuts to boiling water and boil.
4. Put the tofu and daikon in the bottom of a pan, then place the offcuts on top. Place the scallion in the open spaces.
5. Add boiling water to the pot, and cover with a drop-lid to simmer.
6. Once it comes to a boil again reduce to low heat, and add salt, sugar, and soy sauce. Let the flavor soak in. Transfer to a serving plate and garnish with sansho leaves.

Story Behind this Recipe

On my way back from fishing I stopped into a fish market by the bay. I found some flounder offcuts that were pretty cheap, so I bought them. Had to put them to good use.