Salmon with Tea Broth


Preparation info

  • Serves:


    • Difficulty


    • Ready in

      20 min

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Japanese Food Made Easy

Japanese Food Made Easy

By Aya Nishimura

Published 2020

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This salt-cured salmon is not only great for this dish, but is also amazing as a main meal with Onigiri (Rice Balls). The salmon can be prepared in advance and chilled until needed.



  • 250 g (9 oz) salmon fillet
  • ½ cup (40


Drizzle the sake over the salmon and spread it to cover each side. Sprinkle the salt over each side of the salmon and massage it into the flesh. Refrigerate the salmon for 5 hours (or ideally overnight).

Preheat the grill to medium–high.

Pat the salmon dry with paper towel and grill for 5 minutes on each side.

Toast the nori sheet by fanning it over the hob over very low