Salmon & Green Onion Chijimi (Gluten-Free)

Salmon & Green Onion Chijimi (Gluten-Free)

I made gluten-free chijimi that can be made using rice flour or gluten free flour. They're chewy and delicious.

Ingredients: 2 servings

Salmon filets
200 g
a small amount
a small amount
Sake or white wine
1 tablespoon
Gluten-free flour (or rice flour)
250 ml
1/2 teaspoon
200 ml
Sesame oil
1 tablespoon
Green onions (cut into 5 cm pieces)
1.5 cup
Vegetable oil for the frying pan
as needed
For the sauce:
2 tablespoons
Rice vinegar
1.5 tablespoons
1 teaspoon
White sesame seeds
1 teaspoon
Green onions (just the white parts, finely chopped)
2 tablespoons
Garlic, grated
1 clove


1. Place the salmon in the middle of a sheet of aluminum foil. Sprinkle with salt, pepper, and sake or white wine.
2. Wrap the salmon with the foil and seal it shut. Bake in a 200ºC oven or oven for 20-25 minutes.
3. Add all the ingredients for the sauce to a small bowl. Mix together and set aside.
4. Put the flour, salt, egg, water, and sesame oil in a large bowl and mix.
5. Remove the skin from the cooked salmon. Flake the salmon with a fork.
6. Add the green onions to the bowl from Step 4 and mix in.
7. Heat a large frying pan and add the vegetable oil.
8. Pour all of the batter from Step 6 into the frying pan. Cook one side for around 5 minutes, until it is lightly browned.
9. When one side is done, place a large plate over the frying pan and flip the chijimi onto the plate. Then return the chijimi to the pan to cook the other side.
10. Transfer the chijimi to a large plate. Cut into pieces.
11. Serve at your table with love, gratitude, and dipping sauce.

Story Behind this Recipe

I made a chijimi recipe for those with wheat allergies. Check out my blog for more gluten free, healthy veggie recipes (in Japanese)