Mackerel is one of my favorite fish to eat. And miso is the perfect flavoring agent for it. Why is miso is the perfect flavoring agent for mackerel? As you may know, mackerel can have a strong flavor. The miso is equally, if not more strong in flavor, and does a good job showing the mackerel who’s boss. But it definitely needs the help of a side kick, known as ginger. Make this Japanese style mackerel with miso part of your next Japanese meal and all you need is a bowl of rice!
Simmered mackerel in miso sauce （鯖の味噌煮ーsaba no misoni）
Here’s a quick way to prepare mackerel with miso. Miso can be used for all kinds of dishes and sauces, and this is one of my favorites.
It works well with mackerel because mackerel, in my opinion, usually has a strong flavor.
The miso helps to cut it back and add a nice warm and comforting miso essence that is unquestionably delicious.
And to take it all to the next level?
You have to add in fresh ginger.
You could grate it if you don’t like the sharp flavor fresh uncut ginger provides, or you could add it in toward the end and keep it fresh like I do.
Totally up to you!
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My Japanese style Mackerel with Miso recipe can be found below.