Fluffy and Simple Salmon Flakes

Fluffy and Simple Salmon Flakes

Using a suribachi (Japanese mortar) makes the salmon flakes light and airy. You can also control the moistness.


Salmon (salted and broiled)
2 cuts
☆Soy sauce
1 teaspoon
1 teaspoon
1 teaspoon
Sesame seeds
to taste


1. Remove the skin and bones from the salmon and smash in a mortar.
2. Once it looks like this, add the ingredients marked ☆!
3. In a heat-resistant bowl, microwave for 2 minutes. If you prefer a flakier finish, heat for another 30 seconds.
4. It's done when the water content evaporates.

Story Behind this Recipe

I came up with this way of making salmon flakes at home.
You can also do this with other fish such as saba (mackerel), aji (saury), or tai (sea bream).