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Herring Roe New Year's Dish

Herring Roe New Year's Dish

Herring roe is said to bring luck to your descendants. This will tell you how to easily remove the salt and successfully marinate them.

Ingredients

Herring Roe (salted)
200 g
Water
1.5 liters
Salt
1 teaspoon
Marinade:
Dashi stock
1/2 cup - 100 ml
Sake
1 tablespoon
Mirin
2 tablespoons
Soy sauce
1 tablespoon
Shaved Bonito
5 g

Steps

1. Submerge the herring roe into lightly salted water. Soak for 1~2 days while occasionally changing out the water to release the salt.
2. Add the marinade ingredients to a pot and turn on the heat. When it boils, remove from the heat and let cool. Dry the herring roe and marinade for several hours, then they're done.

Story Behind this Recipe

This is a standard New Year's dish.