Mie Prefecture

Kokera zushi

Kokera zushi
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  • Image provided by : Miyo Narita

  • Image provided by : Miyo Narita

  • Image Source : Owase Tourism and Product Association, Cooperative Association, Owase City Commerce, Industry and Tourism Division


Ingredients (For 5 gou)

  • Shime saba (mackerel) 1/2 portion of mackerel
  • Eggs 2
  • sugar 1 tbsp.
  • salt a pinch
  • sake a pinch
  • leaves of myoga (also called "yama-myoga") a little
  • rice 5 cups
  • Seasoning A] Vinegar 100 ml
  • Seasoning A] Sugar 120g
  • Seasoning A] Salt 10g
  • Ingredient A] Carrot 200g
  • Ingredient A] Dashi stock 100ml
  • Ingredient A] Light soy sauce 1 tbsp.
  • Ingredient A] Mirin (sweet cooking rice wine) 1 tbsp.
  • Ingredient A] Sugar 1/2 tbsp.
  • Ingredient B] Dried shiitake mushrooms 6 pieces
  • Ingredient B] shiitake mushrooms dashi stock Enough to cover the soup to the brim
  • Ingredient B] light soy sauce 1 tbsp.
  • Ingredient B] sugar 1 and 1/2 tbsp.
  • Ingredient C] pea pods 50g
  • Ingredient C] Dashi broth 100ml
  • Ingredient C] light soy sauce 1 tsp
  • Ingredient C] sugar 1/2 tsp.

How to cook

  • 1. Cook rice and combine with seasoning A to make sushi rice.

  • 2. Cut ingredients A to C into strips and cook with seasonings.
    (If you have time, cook the ingredients as a whole and then cut into strips in order to get beautiful corners and cross-sections of each ingredient.)

  • 3. Cook eggs thinly and cut into strips. (1 tbsp. sugar, a pinch of salt and sake)

  • 4. Line the bottom of a pressed sushi mold with myoga leaves, place the sushi rice, and arrange the five ingredients in a colorful manner on top. Place the rice on top of the leaves, and arrange the five ingredients in a colorful manner on top. (Press each layer firmly with the lid.)

  • 5. Cover with a lid, weigh down and let stand for about 40 minutes or more.

  • 6. Remove from the mold, cut into pieces, and serve.

Recipe Arrangements

provider : "Mie no Aji Senzai Mansai" (Mie Food Culture Research Association)

* Recipes vary depending on the region and home.

* This recipe video has been partially arranged to make it easier to cook at home.