Posts Tagged ‘pacific saury’

In an earlier Pacific Saury post, I introduced a family favorite that uses Japanese ingredients and has a more-or-less traditional combination of flavors. A few months ago, I was experimenting with saury and came up with a more European-style dish that exceeded all my expectations. Ingredients: 4 Pacific Saury, fileted into eight strips 1 cup […]


Pacific saury– called sanma in Japanese, and sometimes marketed as “mackerel pike” — is my absolute favorite fish of all, especially if it’s in season (autumn). Saury is one of those fish, like fresh sardines (iwashi), that lose their freshness very quickly, and if it has to be shipped any distance at all, it’s basically […]