Shio-Koji Brined Grilled Fish

Shio-Koji Brined Grilled Fish

Enjoy fish seasoned with naturally sweet shio-koji (salted rice malt)

Ingredients: 3 to 4 servings

Fresh salmon filets
3 filets
Shio-koji (Recipe ID: 637783)
4 tablespoons


1. Spread 2 tablespoons of shio-koji on a tray.
2. Place a sheet of gauze over the shio-koji, and lay the rinsed salmon on top.
3. Wrap the salmon in gauze.
4. Spread another layer of 2 tablespoons of shio-koji evenly over the gauze.
5. Brine for about 15 to 20 minutes, then grill. It will burn easily, so grill on high heat while keeping away from the flames.
6. It's ready to eat.

Story Behind this Recipe

I brined some fish in shio-koji, the way my mother taught me.