Saury Stewed with Umeboshi (pickled plums)

Saury Stewed with Umeboshi (pickled plums)

This is Pacific saury stewed with umeboshi. The fish turn out so soft, right up to the bones. It's easy since it's made using a pressure cooker.

Ingredients: 4 servings

Pacific saury (sanma)
as needed
★Soy sauce
3 tablespoons
2 tablespoons
1 1/2 tablespoons
2 tablespoons


1. Remove the head and the guts of the sauries and clean them well with water.
2. Put the sauries in the pressure cooker and add enough water until they are just covered. Add the ★ seasonings and the umeboshi and cover with the lid.
3. Cook for 15 minutes, then turn off the heat and let it steam for about 5 more minutes, and you're done.

Story Behind this Recipe

I learned this from my mother.