Salmon Flakes for Bento

Salmon Flakes for Bento

Homemade salmon flakes are so so delicious. You can use them in onigiri rice balls for your bento, and if you make a lot, they're convenient to have stored up.


Lightly Salted Salmon
2 filets
2 tablespoons
1 teaspoon
1/2 teaspoon
White sesame seeds
as needed


1. Put the salmon in a heat-resistant container. Pour on the sake and cover with plastic wrap. Microwave for 3-4 minutes.
2. Remove the skin and bones from the salmon from Step 1 and break apart the flesh.
3. Put Step 2, including the juices, into a frying pan. Add the mirin and sugar and cook until the liquid evaporates. Optionally sprinkle with white sesame seeds.

Story Behind this Recipe

I've been making this recipe for a very long time.