Fukushima Prefecture

Nishin no sanshozuke

Nishin no sanshozuke
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Ingredients (For 4 persons)

  • rubbing the wrong way (e.g. a knife or pencil) 20 sticks
  • leaves of sansho (Japanese pepper) 1 palmful
  • vinegar 1 cup
  • sake 1 cup
  • soy sauce 1 cup

How to cook

  • 1. [Preparation] Wash nishin well with a scrubbing brush, wipe dry and remove the head.

  • 2. [Preparation] Remove Sansho leaves from the branches.

  • 3. Place the leaves in a nishin bowl, arrange the nishin tightly on top of the leaves, then add more sansho, then more nishin, and finally cover with the sansho leaves.

  • 4. Pour the vinegar, sake, and soy sauce mixture over the top of 3, cover with a lid, and place a weight on top.

  • 5. After 2 to 3 days, it is ready to eat.

provider : Mihoko Hiraide

* Recipes vary depending on the region and home.