Fried Mackerel with Ketchup Sauce

Fried Mackerel with Ketchup Sauce

This is a mackerel cooked with a sweet and sour ketchup taste.
It's suitable for children as well.
Pack it in your lunch box.

Ingredients: For 2 fillets

Mackerel fillet
Sake (for seasoning)
1 teaspoon
Salt and pepper (for seasoning)
A pinch
As needed
Vegetable oil
1 tablespoon
☆ Sake
1 tablespoon
☆ Sugar
1 tablespoon
☆ Vinegar
1/2 tablespoon
☆ Ketchup
2 tablespoons
☆ Water
4 tablespoons
☆ Soup stock granules
1/2 tablespoon
Coarsely ground black pepper
As much as you like


1. De-bone the fish and cut into edible pieces. Season with sake, salt, and pepper. Let rest.
2. Mix all ☆ ingredients.
3. Drain excess water from the fish and coat with katakuriko. Heat a pan with vegetable oil and cook both sides of the fish.
4. Tip: If the fish pieces are thick, once both sides have browned, cover with a lid and steam (cook the inside well).
5. When the fish has browned, add the ☆ ingredients to the pan and coat well.
6. Serve to a plate, and season with pepper if you like.

Story Behind this Recipe

I wanted to cook my favorite fish, which is mackerel.