Gently pat dry the fillets with a paper towel to get rid of any excess moisture. Hi Donna! While the salmon was softer the skin wasn’t as crispy as it was on the stove. I’m hoping to share Hokkaido’s salmon dishes on my blog soon… . It’s a variation of dried fish. Sake, usually refers to salted salmon and this is … Do you have to use sea salt? Just made this. Preheat oven to 400ºF. Let’s keep the tradition alive together! Learn how to make teriyaki sauce smothered tender chicken wings and umami-rich ajitsuke tamago eggs right in your home kitchen. On the outside, they are often wrapped in dried and crispy nori (seaweed). I noticed that the salmon was more red with Maldon. I highly recommend for 2 days. , Hi Nami, was wondering if you could panfry this instead? The flavour was pretty salty. Place bowl of water nearby and use to frequently moisten hands so rice does not stick while forming - Calories in Japanese foods I make gravad lax often, and that is with a more coarse salt. This recipe was exactly what I was looking for! . Salmon onigiri comes in a large number of variations. Quickly rinse the salmon under cold water and pat dry with a paper towel. I’m so sorry for my late response… a bit busy with holiday season. . But I didn’t know I have to wait 2 days! Strips of Nori or Shiso leaves. And it does look simple with your step-by-step photos! Remove paper towel from the salmon fillet and place it on a baking tray lined with non stick baking paper (skin side up if it has skin). Hi Olive! You “can” make salted gindara, but considering how expensive gindara is… I’d make a great use of it with miso or soy sauce flavor. So I made this recipe, but I used table salt. I sometimes buy this salted salmon from a Japanese grocery store and their salmon is saltier. Hi David! Salted salmon, shimeji mushrooms, mitsuba leaves, toasted sesame seeds all mixed with rice. I’m crossing my fingers. . I tried to “share” the photo on my fan page but somehow I couldn’t. If you eat it with a little one, I may not do too long. Taste the mixture and add salt if needed. The fish will come out tender with a flavorful crispy skin. You cannot just use any rice; the rice needs to stick together so it can be picked up … I don’t use table salt so it’s hard to know the taste and saltiness… But many of my readers made this recipe, and I assume some of them use regular table salt but this is the first time I heard it’s too salty. You just need to pop them in the toaster oven for 25 min and they’re ready to eat. I’ve added it to my list of low-calorie recipes in fitclick.com and recommended your website there; you have so many good things! We use sake here to remove the unwanted fishy smell. These ingredients usually act as a natural preservative. And what kind of salt do you use? Japanese breakfast is so hearty and I always choose over western breakfast (which I LOVE too…). Easy to make yet very healthy. Thanks again for another wonderful recipe ❤, Hi Anna! WOW, I’m so happy to hear that you’ve been making this recipe for a couple of years already! Hope this helps and enjoy! Once he’s used to salty food from small child, he thinks food needs to be at certain level of saltiness and it’s hard to change. I am so happy to run across your website when I live in Japan. , Oops, Nami, I just saw Step 11. I’m so happy you are enjoying this recipe! This is a really straightforward recipe. Ingredients. You do not need to flip it. THANK YOU for your feedback! It was delicious…thank you@, Hi Grace! Hi Kim! Looks great! I realized you did tell how to cook it. The majority of salmons are frozen to remove the parasite so they should be pre-frozen, I believe. I love salted salmon. All images and content on this site are copyright protected. . Line an airtight container or a tray with two layers of paper towel and place the salted fillets without … I hope you will enjoy this easy and delicious recipe! It is called ”Sake さけ” (or Shake シャケ), which is the same spelling as Japanese rice wine ”Sake 酒”. In a small bowl, combine soy sauce and miso until smooth. Here’s the link again: https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=10151232045573531&l=f736c04eb9, I’m also doing the Japanese Cheesecake again as we speak… (yes, I’m a sucker!). It helps dehydrate and that will help the skin gets crispy. I recently stayed 2 weeks in Kansai region (Osaka, Okayama, Kobe & Hiroshima) and had been enjoying Japanese breakfast in my hotel. I have mackerel with shio koji. Hi Leena! . Anyone else eat much seaweed in their diet? We will then wrap the fillets in a few layers in an air-tight container before keeping them chilled in the refrigerator for at least 2 days. Aside from traditional Japanese breakfasts, we also enjoy the delicious fish in bento boxes or as a filling for onigiri, … Thanks for the recipe! O-nigiri (お握り or 御握り; おにぎり), also known as o-musubi (お結び; おむすび), nigirimeshi (握り飯; にぎりめし), rice ball, is a Japanese food made from white rice formed into triangular or cylindrical shapes and often wrapped in nori (seaweed). Hi Nami! Thank you for your kind feedback! Aside from traditional Japanese breakfasts, we also enjoy the delicious fish in bento boxes or as a filling for onigiri, Japanese Rice Balls. Hmmm commonly Gindara is cooked with miso or simmered in sweet soy sauce glaze because it has nice fat and goes really well with salty “sauce” instead of just sprinkling salt. If you’d like to share this recipe on your site, please re-write the recipe in your own words and link to this post as the original source. Today’s onigiri are grilled, typically on a frying pan or over a barbecue grill. Hi Laura! Hi Carrie! Your blog is where I come to for traditional, foolproof, delicious recipes. xo Happy Holidays! Thank you for your feedback.. Thanks for helping me keep the tradition alive! . Hi Nami, thanks for your reply – next time I will try making onigiri with it Good to know that it’s supposed to be quite salty – I made half the recipe, and was afraid I’d somehow used too much salt! Salmon is one of the most popular onigiri fillings in Japan. Hi MintyDragon! The salting process not only helps to remove any fishy taste, it also plays a role in enhancing umami and firming up the flesh of salmon. They are grilled, flaked, and mixed with Japanese mayonnaise. Can you let me know if it works now? Enjoy your stay!! I just patted it like in the recipe. Thank you. Hi Nami-neesan, I wanted to ask if I can still make this with salmon that doesn’t have skin? We will then wrap the fillets in a few layers in an air-tight container before keeping them chilled in the refrigerator for at least 2 days. After 10 minutes, pat dry the salmon with a paper towel. Dashi Tuna Mayo Rp 16k. Recipe by Namiko Chen of Just One Cookbook. Hi there! Place into the bento box. , Delicious recipe!!! The fish will come out tender with a flavorful crispy skin. Then, since the skin was already crisp, I turned my oven settings to regular (top and bottom heat) on 200°C and let it cook for 10 more minutes (skin side up). Also, I noticed you changed the website, it looks great! Hi Tina! I LOVE it! If you want to serve the skin with crispy skin, maybe you can brush the oil on the skin so it gets crispier. I love your recipes, they all look so tasty! Traditionally, an onigiri is filled with pickled ume (umeboshi), salted salmon, katsuobushi, kombu, tarako, or any other salty or sour ingredient as a natural preservative. You will know calories in Onigiri by photo. ©2020 Just One Cookbook, All Rights Reserved. How to Make Salmon Nigiri. And yes, you should scale fish (usually any kinds of fish) before cooking. That’s very sweet of you. Hi Cheryl! Also, make sure you sprinkle the flesh area but more on the skin. Your email address will not be published. 2-3 cups cooked rice. Lay the salmon slices in the pan and cook until opaque and lightly browned, 15 to 30 seconds per side. Before salting, you want to make sure to pat the salmon surface dry with paper towels. I do not have a toaster oven so I used my regular oven. I’m so glad you have this recipe on your site. https://www.japanesecooking101.com/rice-ball-onigiri-recipe To prepare the salmon, pat dry the fillet and sprinkle salt all over the salmon. hi Nami, I just made the salmon and I have a few questions; it did not turn out so good, it was soooo salty, so I must have done something wrong. Please remember the cooking time varies depending on the thickness of the fish and the distance between the broiler and the food. I shall put more emphasis (e.g. Salted salmon Onigiri. Usually 5% of salt is used. Not 2 days :/, Hi Meghan! I love all your recipes and I’ve been looking up your blog again to find ideas on what to cook for my one year old boy who recently started refusing foods.. I have a question, I was wondering if there’s a substitute for sake? After this, they will be ready to be broiled in the oven, grilled or pan-fried. To make this at home, you can simply cover a salmon fillet on all sides with a generous amount of salt and set it on a rack over a tray in the fridge to salt and drain overnight. This will absorb excess moisture from the fish. Salted Salmon(塩(しお)ジャケ, Shio Jake) is an itemin the Rune Factoryseries. I’m thinking perhaps during cooking, all alcohol would have evaporated anyway but I thought I’d better ask… I’ll probably skip the salt on his portion or put very little salt, and just salt the rest of our portions. To make Japanese salted salmon, all you need is fresh quality salmon, sake and the right amount of salt. Next time, you have to double the recipe! Thank you for trying this recipe and for your kind feedback.. I used a 300g Salmonfilet by the way and marinated for only 24h. I want to know, how do you actually cook the salted salmon for Japanese breakfast? Sprinkle 1.0~1.2% salt of the weight of your salmon. One doubt: if I use frozen and thawed salmon, is it ok to freeze it again after seasoning? makes ~6 onigiri 2 cups short-grain Japonica rice, rinsed furikake (optional); post on making your own to follow shortly or you get find online or at a Japanese market smoked salmon or other desired filling bowl of water with … I’m so glad to hear you enjoy this recipe. Hi Renee! Is this the recipe for that? Now I could see it! I’m so happy you liked it! Sprinkle 1.0~1.2% salt of the weight of your salmon. It is not my first time on this page but when I come back, I always stare at that 2nd photo of traditional Japanese breakfast because it it looks so delicious and nutritious. Hello! If making this for onigiri rice balls or bento and using pre-salted salmon filets, the amount of salt may not be enough, so sprinkle with a little bit more and then grill. I used your technique on some frozen pike mackerels and they were fantastic! Hope this helps! Salmon is quite possibly the most quintessential of onigiri fillings. Your breakfast with salted salmon, miso soup, and rice sounds like my kind of breakfast!! Thanks for sharing! I did not use coarse kind. Homemade Japanese salted salmon (塩鮭 Shiojake) with crispy skin. It seems to me that it helps and I will recommend it. I want to just double check with you – this salted salmon is supposed to be “salty” BUT it’s not super salty that you can’t eat. Instructions Cook shiosake and break it into small flakes Place the cooked rice in a large bowl. After 8-12 hours, preheat the oven to 180 degrees celcius. This is a really straightforward recipe. You can store the salmon in the freezer for up to 1 month. . That’s so sweet of you to make food for your Nana! Line an airtight container or a tray with two layers of paper towel and place the salted fillets without … Thanks Anna, Hi Anna! It’s sooooo worth the wait! Do you cook the salted salmon first before freezing or just salt it and freeze? Hi nami! . (Keep in the fridge.) You’d grill and ready to eat with steamed rice (by itself, it should be a bit salty to eat alone, usually). Yes, usually Japanese cut salmon fillet (or any other fish) differently from Western style. Hi! I love the recipe as I’ve made it before, but I haven’t got any skin-on salmon right now. 1 X 150g salmon fillet (skin on or off) 1/2 tsp fine sea salt. 1 large glass bowl. She is 89. Hope yours will turn out well. Can I defrost a couple pieces in my freezer and proceed to salt them etc. I don’t recommend lower than that number for this dish. Hi Julia, Thank you for sharing your cooking experience/tips with us! Visiting Taipei, Kaohsiung, and Taitung in Taiwan, https://www.justonecookbook.com/recipes/onigiri-rice-balls/, https://www.justonecookbook.com/recipes/salmon-fried-rice-recipe/, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TQ40NfhnbTY, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cJODsistsNY. My mom used to make salmon for family dinners, and I miss it a lot! Sounds delicious! In a way, his salmon doesn’t have to have any salt at all – let him enjoy the natural flavor. Hi Rose! How to make Salted salmon. If you love sushi and want to make it at home, nigiri is a great way to start. However, those store-bought jars have preservatives to keep it longer, but for home use, you should finish it soon, or freeze it. After this, they will be ready to be broiled in the oven, grilled or pan-fried. We can make Shiojake with both, but in Japan, the firmer salmon (similar to Sockeye) is used for Shiojake. This article will focus on salmon nigiri, which is a piece of raw salmon layered on top of a small roll of rice. After I experimented over times, I learned my favorite length is 2 days . Try not to move the fish too much. Gather all the ingredients. But I think I understand now, since you say don’t use table salt. 1 X 150g salmon fillet (skin on or off) 1/2 tsp fine sea salt. But your tip about packing and freezing the extras motivates me to try it myself! Now having said that, the salt should be 5% of salmon weight. Do you think it would work? And how did the cheesecake go this time? Thank you so much for sharing your feedback and tip! Then put the 2nd layer of the fillets on top of paper towel and lay another sheet of paper towel on top. I cut the salmon thinner and it goes straight from the freezer to the oven (I use the oven broiler). i have a question, if i only want to bake one or two fillets for How long should i bake the fish in the oven? Thank you so much! Enjoy the flavorful salmon in rice balls, bento or as a wholesome accompaniment to traditional Japanese breakfast. Hi, Nami San. 1-1.5 oz lightly salted cooked salmon. Popular as comfort food in Japan, Onigiri comprises of steamed rice with a nori strip on the outside and savory fillings inside. The salting process not only helps to remove any fishy taste, it also plays a role in enhancing umami and firming up the flesh of salmon. It is called ”Sake さけ” (or Shake シャケ), which is the same spelling as Japanese rice wine ”Sake 酒”. It’s great to keep the salmon in freezer and bake it when you need a quick meal. Please do not use my images without my permission. . The salmon I buy from a Japanese market is all previously frozen and thawed. Taste the mixture and add salt if needed. How many minutes then for a piece of salmon about as thick as the pieces in your photos? You can make a larger batch of salted salmon at once and keep them frozen to enjoy at a later time. Lay the salmon slices in the pan and cook until opaque and lightly browned, 15 to 30 seconds per side. Thank you so much for trying my recipes, Mike! Can this possibly be made with frozen + thawed salmon? Cherry salmon, Pink salmon, Chinook salmon, Sockeye salmon, and White salmon are wild salmons caught in Japan. sea salt. Nami, I also used to buy salted salmon from Mitsuwa and Nijiya until a few weeks ago I saw this recipe here. Recipe by Yuuyuu0221 The % for salt amount is correct BUT you can adjust next time (or put more salt in the skin). It can be quite salty if you eat it alone, just FYI. Next to misoyaki salmon, this would be my favorite! So I like to make my own… , Thank you Nami, for your comment. , Totemo oishii desu!… After coming home from Hokkaido and having all of those delicious foods, I tried this and it sure paid off. I’m only 14 and I don’t think I could get my hands on some. I’m so happy to hear you enjoyed this salmon dish in Japan! Same, 25 minutes for 400F (200C). As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. Yes, you can use half of salt and sake specified in this recipe as you’re using half amount of salmon. Because of the popularity of onigiri in Japan, most convenience stores stock their onigiri with various fillings and flavors. It’s really simple to prepare, and cooking is all done in the (toaster)oven. Please read my disclosure policy for details. Let it sit over night. I try not to do it, but for this recipe I do. Your dish sounds delicious – I love mitsuba in the dish. Salt on the skin next time. Do you simply bake it? The fine seasalt or the more coarse kind, like kosher salt? It's eaten either at room temperature. If you really want it to be crispy, you can further cook the skin only after you eat or use the salmon. I’m sorry I have to ask because if you use table salt, you only need half portion due to saltiness. Hope you enjoy! Salmon is quite possibly the most quintessential of onigiri fillings. They don’t scale fish here in Italy..but I still eat it haha. Sunday dinner was a simple meal of seaweed salad and salted salmon onigiri ?. However you need to be careful with the salt content. There are many different types onigiri with different fillings you can buy from convenience stores in Japan. 2. Salted Salmon – Salmon was traditionally salted as a way to preserve it, and this salted salmon can be grilled and flaked to make a tasty and colorful filling for onigiri. Yes. Hi Yumi! Japanese Ingredient Substitution: If you want to look for substitutes for Japanese condiments and ingredients, click here. If it’s oily, then the skin gets more crispy after being cooked. Don’t have an oven nor broiler , Hi Alicia, Sure! Can you use other salt like kosher or regular iodized salt? Aw thank you so much! Let me know how it goes with sea salt, but I’m so curious to know the difference! Hi Kimmi! I usually take out from freezer the night before and keep it in the fridge until you’re ready to cook. Add salmon and cook until golden on one side, 4 to 5 minutes. Cover with lid and keep in the refrigerator for at least 2 days. I like my salmon kind of on the rare side. Add shiosake flakes to the bowl and mix well with the rice. So refreshing! Flake fish with a fork and mix with the rice and sesame seeds. Halibut is not fatty enough. You can defrost overnight in the fridge and follow the same instructions to cook. 2 sheets dried nori (seaweed) Enjoy! I love the grilled fish they served in the morning. . Natural umami flavours from a hint of salt. __Bento contents:__ * 2 onigiri with salted salmon filling, each onigiri with about 1/2 cup (1 cup = 220ml) white rice (300 cal) * 1/2 cup spicy miso marinated asparagus, 40 cal * 3/4 cup stir-fried red pepper, onion and zucchini with fried tofu (_atsuage_), 100 calories * A couple of slices of nori seaweed to wrap the onigiri * A couple of cherry tomatoes, mainly for color For sake, most is evaporated and I (or most Japanese) don’t worry too much about alcohol content for a recipe like this. I thought you had a recipe for salmon with shio koji. You can do either way and I’ve done both. I wanted to ask if the skin needs to be scaled. Hi Darlene! Wild or from farm? When broiling, you don't control the temperature in the oven; instead, you control the distance between the broiler and the surface of the food. Thank you. They can be made of plain rice, flavored rice, fried rice, osekihan (rice steamed with red adzuki beans) or takikomi gohan (steamed rice with vegetables, fish or meat). I'm Nami, a Japanese home cook based in San Francisco. , Hi Ina! I also had a bit of avocado marinated with a tsp of soy sauce as a side dish. Smoked Salmon Onigiri. Hi Ima! If there are any on the skin, we recommend removing it. The onigiri you buy at the 7-11s come with clever wrappers that keep the seaweed from touching the rice until it is opened to keep it nice and crisp. Is it possible to let it salt for more than 2 days, what would be the longest you’d be comfortable with? This is my very first posting ;) I make salmon onigiri whenever I'm too lazy too cook. Design by. Hi Nami, thanks for posting this recipe with detailed instructions. Whilst the salmon is being cooked, prepare the sushi rice as per the instructions on the sushi rice packaging either by placing the rice and water in a rice cooker or using a saucepan on a stovetop. It is really that straightforward. Or maybe I’m missing something? Yaki Salmon – Salted grilled salmon fillet; Sashimi – Raw fish (generally salmon and tune) Smoked Salmon – This is readily available in the supermarket and can be prepared at home as well. makes ~6 onigiri 2 cups short-grain Japonica rice, rinsed furikake (optional); post on making your own to follow shortly or you get find online or at a Japanese market smoked salmon or other desired filling bowl of water with a little sea salt added. In addition to salted salmon flakes, you may find salmon mixed with mayonnaise in your onigiri. Hi Nami! It’s really up to your liking. Then sprinkle the remaining salt on both sides of the fillets. Thanks Vicki! As for the cooking smell, I personally use an air purifier while cooking smelly food. Thank you! Onigiri can be filled with any food that matches rice. That 2nd photo up there was such a perfect shot. I usually make a lot so that it saves our dinner sometimes. The salmon is first marinade with sake and let rest for 10 minutes. 1 small glass bowl. Thank you for trying this recipe!. Can I use frozen salmon to make shiozake? Well, substitute for sake is still alcohol, so in your case, you can simply omit. If you could answer, that would be awesome! What’s “regular” salt? Thank you very much for trying this recipe! I found some of them frozen at our local Asian market and decided to try them, but would like to know how to cook it for traditional Japanese breakfast. Roast in the oven for 25 minutes. I just ate the Shiozake that I cooked That is so tasty and easy, thanks for the recipe Nami. It is WAY too salty. . To finish off each onigiri either place it on a shiso leaf or wrap a strip of nori around it. I don’t have the same sea salt anymore from this time I wrote this post. It's similar to using hotter and cooler zones on your grill. Simply clean and pat dry the salmon fillets. Heat a well-seasoned cast iron skillet or nonstick pan over medium-high heat. Place the salmon on the foil, skin side up (for crispy skin!). I know what I did wrong! I keep them frozen and they’re a lifesaver for busy days. Shiozake/Shiojake in Japan is as ubiquitous as bacon in the USA. I steam the salmon instead. Yes, you can shorten the marinating time (or reduce the salt – but that’s pretty standard ratio). After a long vacation, my family and I always miss eating simple Japanese food, like Hot Tofu (Yudofu) and this Salted Salmon (shiojake 塩鮭). Also, I add ikan bilis powder for extra flavour. , Hi Nami, I cooked this dish tonight and it was delicious! Sprinkle salt on both sides of the salmon filet and transfer to a cooking tray covered with parchment paper. Make Sushi Rice. As your rice soaks and drains – 45 minutes, start preparing the onigiri fillings; For the slated salmon—sprinkle kosher salt on both sides of the salmon fillet, and then bake at 400 degrees F in an oven or toaster oven for 25 minutes; Next, break the baked salmon into flakes and then set them aside When we used to get it in Japan it was always in the form of a salmon steak though – with the skin all along the outside and the bone in the middle. You can buy these special wrappers , or just keep your rice balls and seaweed strips separated until just before serving. If I am planning on freezing the fillets, do I freeze it after I pour the sake and sprinkle with salt? Enjoy! Flake fish with a fork and mix with the rice and sesame seeds. Hi Hollie! https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=10151232045573531&set=a.460926948530.240858.521178530. For information about our privacy practices, please visit our website. In Japanese cooking, we almost always treat raw fish and meat with sake before cooking in order to get rid of the smell. However, it depends on thickness of the fillet and how far the fish is from the heat source etc. It also depends on how oily/fat the skin is. I’m so happy to hear that you enjoyed the recipe! Hi Mike! *Broiler setting: Low (450ºF/232ºC), Medium (500ºF/260ºC), and High (550ºF/288ºC). The question, what kind of salmon do you have typically in US and in Japan? . However, the texture will be a little different., Salted salmon was way too salty! 2. Line a piece of parchment paper onto your frying pan. . I’d say leave it to soak with the salt for just a couple hours. love this recipe!!! Hoping next time I can buy fresh salmon and do this again. Most Japanese convenience storesstock their onigiri with various fillings and flavors. Last question: Are you using a fine grained or a coarse grained salt for this recipe? Can you go ahead and cook the salt salmon and then freeze to eat later? Nami’s recipe using 1/2 inch thickness. Smoked Salmon Onigiri. Make sure you applied plenty of salt on the skin (step 4). Using a chopstick or fork, break the salmon into flakes. That is some awesome food photography there. It felt good with the cool change to be able to move around the kitchen without breaking a sweat and I had a bit more of a spring in my step. You just need to defrost ahead and pop in the (toaster)oven! Wipe excess moisture and then pan-fry or place on a grill. Japanese salted salmon is cooked till well done (more dry and flaky). Inside these rice balls, you can find fillings such as Japanese pickled plum (umeboshi), salted salmon, katsuobushi (sometimes called okaka), simmered kombu or spicy cod roe (mentaiko). Hope my “oven experience” helps someone & sorry for the long post! Hi Shirin! Thank you!! Salmon Onigiri. So yes, you can defrost and make it. Hope you enjoy other recipes on my site. When the rice is ready allow it to cool down enough to handle. Thank you so much for following my blog! Hi Caroline! Will this preparation work with other types of fish, like snapper or halibut? Thank you!! I need to make sure you know that’s the type of dish. Dear Nami, thank you for you recipes. This salmon fillets I got from Japanese grocery store in the picture were previously frozen. These rice balls are often filled with ingredients like pickled ume, salted salmon, or other salty or sour ingredients. I’m of Japanese descent (third generation in Brazil) and was raised eating Japanese homemade meals. Enjoy the flavorful salmon in rice balls, bento or as a wholesome accompaniment to traditional Japanese breakfast. If it’s too salty, use it as rice ball filling. Thank you so much in advance! I’ve been using this recipe for years and I love it! Hi MH! 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