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Non-stick Candied Dried Young Anchovies

Non-stick Candied Dried Young Anchovies

It's easy to make and good for a snack!
With this method, the anchovies won't stick together.

Ingredients: easy-to-make amount

Dried young anchovies
60 g
★Sugar
1 tablespoon
★Mirin
1 tablespoon
★ Usukuchi soy sauce
1 tablespoon and 1 teaspoon
★Sake
1 tablespoon
Golden sesame seeds
1 tablespoon
Sliced almonds
2 tablespoons
Sake※
2 teaspoons

Steps

1. Roast the dried young anchovies over a low heat for 15 minutes, stirring constantly. Spread on parchment paper and remove any scum from the surfaces.
2. Wipe the pan and add the ingredients marked ★ and heat. When bubbles form, add the roasted anchovies and almonds.
3. Stir constantly with cooking chopsticks. When the liquid has simmered away, add the Sake . Keep stirring until the the liquid evaporates. Turn the heat off and transfer the anchovies to a sheet of parchment paper.
4. Spread out (do not layer on top of one another), sprinkle on sesame seeds, and leave to cool.

Story Behind this Recipe

I was inspired by my mother's New Year celebration meal, and made a recipe that ensures the anchovies don't stick together.