Pacific Saury Simmered with Ponzu Sauce

Pacific Saury Simmered with Ponzu Sauce

Simmer pacific saury (sanma) in refreshing ponzu sauce. This works as a main or side dish.

Ingredients: 2 servings

Pacific saury
2 fish
3 to 4 slices
80 ml
2 tablespoons
1 1/2 tablespoons


1. Gut the fish, and rinse well. Take the heads and tails off, and cut each fish into 4-5 pieces.
2. Put the ● ingredients and the fish pieces into a pan, and add enough water to cover the fish. Put in a small lid that sits on top of the fish (drop lid or otoshibuta) and simmer over medium-low heat for about 15 minutes.
3. Garnish with sliced green onions to taste.

Story Behind this Recipe

The ponzu sauces adds a nice flavor. Why not trying simmering pacific saury when you get tired of grilling it? It's also delicious with yuzu ponzu sauce. This was our dinner one day: Yu-dofu (hot tofu) and the main, this simmered pacific saury as a side dish, and rice mixed with umeboshi.