Simmered Flounder Made in a Frying Pan

Simmered Flounder Made in a Frying Pan

It's often said you should make simmered dishes in a large saucepan, but it's much easier in a non-stick frying pan. It doesn't burn, and you can easily turn the fish over.

Ingredients: 4 servings

Flounder fillets
1 clove plus
200 ml
100 ml
50 ml
Soy sauce
50 ml
2 tablespoons


1. Finely chop the ginger.
2. Put the ginger, water, sake, mirin, soy sauce and sugar in a frying pan and bring to the boil.
3. Add the flounder fillets and simmer.
4. Turn them over, and they are done when the seasonings have soaked into the fish.

Story Behind this Recipe

My mother told me that I had to use a large saucepan when making simmered dishes, but I had trouble when cooking fish, because I couldn't turn it over easily. I thought it would be better in a frying pan, after all, a frying pan is large and wide and the fish won't burn. I tried it and it worked fine. Now, I always make fish dishes in the frying pan.