Simmered Sea Bream Roe for Osechi Beautiful Blossoming Flowers

Simmered Sea Bream Roe for Osechi Beautiful Blossoming Flowers

It's so easy to make these. They look like beautiful flowers in bloom. Try preparing it for osechi or a special occasion.

Ingredients: 4 or more servings

Sea bream roe
4 sacs
Seasoning ingredients:
Usukuchi soy sauce
4 tablespoons
Raw cane sugar
4 tablespoons
5 tablespoons
Dashi stock
100 ml
150 ml
a pinch


1. Gently cut the sea bream roe evenly into 2 or 3 sections. Put the sake in a pot, then heat to evaporate the alcohol.
2. Add the remaining seasonings to the pot from Step 1, bring to a boil, turn off the heat, then gently place the sea bream roe inside. simmer on very low heat for about 10 minutes.
3. Let cool in broth, then it's ready to serve.
4. This is how the sea bream roe looks when simmered without cutting it.
5. I included it in my New Year's osechi box in 2013. See Recipe ID: 2438681

Story Behind this Recipe

It's our family custom to make our osechi New Year's feast every year.

Since I make osechi every year, to increase my repertoire, I reference department store brochures and prepare dishes resembling the items from famous high-end Japanese restaurants.