Marinated Horse Mackerel Sashimi on Rice

Sashimi marinated in soy sauce is called zuke, and is a popular way to serve tuna. It also works for Japanese horse mackerel. It's less oily and so addictive!

Marinated Horse Mackerel Sashimi on Rice
Photographed by Takeshi Noguchi


Recipe by
Eiko Oba

Easy

Seafood

Rice & Noodles

500kcal

15minutes

Calorie count is per serving.

Ingredients (Serves 2)

  • 4 fillets horse mackerel (sashimi grade) (160 g)
    Note

    Filleted, skinned and deboned.

  • 2 tbsp sesame seed
  • 2-3 scallion
  • 400 g cooked rice (hot)
  • 1 tsp ginger (grated)
  • 1 1/2-2 tbsp soy sauce

Directions

1

Cut the horse mackerel fillets diagonally into 8 mm slices.

2

Place the horse mackerel in a bowl and add 1 1/2-2 tablespoons of soy sauce.

3

Mix together with cooking chopsticks and marinate for around 10 minutes.

4

Place paper towels over a cutting board to chop up the sesame seed. Keep the tip of the knife in contact with the board and use it as a fulcrum as you move the knife handle up and down to coarsely chop up the sesame seed. Chop the scallion into 2-3 mm pieces.

5

Add the sesame seed to the marinade and mix together.

6

Place the rice in individual donburi rice bowls, top with the marinated horse mackerel and sprinkle with scallion. Garnish with grated ginger to serve.