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Shiozake Japanese salted salmon

Shiozake is Japanese salted salmon. It is usually served as main dish for breakfast with other side dishes such as egg rolls. Also it is popular for Obento.
Prep Time8 hrs
Cook Time8 mins
Total Time8 hrs 8 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: Japanese
Servings: 2
Calories: 223kcal
Author: Shihoko | Chopstick Chronicles


  • 300 g salmon fillets
  • 15 g salt 5% of salmon weight
  • 1 tbs sake


  • Pat dry the salmon fillets with kitchen paper towel.
  • Pour and sprinkle sake over salmon fillets.
  • Sprinkle salt on both sides of salmon fillets.
  • Wrap the salmon fillets with kitchen paper towel and cling wrap over.
  • Refrigerate the fillets over night or at least 7-8 hours.
  • Grill for 7-8 minutes in the oven at 180 degrees celsius.
  • Serve with plain steamed rice.


make bulk and store in freezer. It will be kept for a couple month in freezer.


Calories: 223kcal | Protein: 29g | Fat: 9g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 82mg | Sodium: 2973mg | Potassium: 735mg | Vitamin A: 60IU | Calcium: 18mg | Iron: 1.2mg