Japanese Spicy Glazed Sardines Recipe

Serves/Makes: 4

Ingredients:

  • 1 (3 ounce) package dried tiny sardines
  • 4 cups peanut oil or vegetable oil
  • 1/4 cup Japanese soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 2 tablespoons mirin*
  • 3 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 tablespoon toasted sesame seeds
How to cook Japanese Spicy Glazed Sardines:
  • In a wok or deep saucepan, heat oil to 350°F (180°C).
  • Place sardines in a large wire skimmer. Lower into hot oil. Fry 30 seconds.
  • Drain on paper towels. In a small saucepan, bring soy sauce, water, mirin and sugar to a boil.
  • Reduce heat to medium. Cook 5 minutes or until thick and syrupy; cool 3 to 4 minutes.
  • Add sardines; mix well.
  • Stir in sesame seeds.
Japanese Spicy Glazed Sardines recipe

Notes:

The Japanese Spicy Glazed Sardines recipe very easy to prepare and so good!
The Japanese name for this recipe is Tazukuri.

Comment:

*Mirin is an essential condiment used in Japanese cuisine, with 40%–50% sugar. It is a kind of rice wine similar to sake, but with a lower alcohol content - 14% instead of 20%.

This recipe for Japanese Spicy Glazed Sardines serves/makes: 4

The Japanese Spicy Glazed Sardines (Tazukuri) recipe is adopted from The Japanese Cooking for the American Table.

Main Ingredient: Sardines (more Sardines recipes)
Preparation Method: Broiled/Grilled (more Broiled/Grilled recipes)
Cuisine: Japanese (more Japanese recipes)

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