August 27, 2008

Aji furai (Deep-fried Aji fish)

aji furai "Aji" means Japanese horse mackerel.
It is one of blue back fish and rich in DHA and EPA.

We usually fillet aji.
Take out bones from it.
Sprinkle salt and pepper on it.
Coat it with wheat flour, beaten egg, and breadcrumb.
And deep-fry it in salada oil until browned.

We usually squeeze lemon on it, and put worcester sauce or tartare sauce on it, befor we eat it.


cut aji furai

9 comments:

Lyvvie said...

Add a poached egg with it and it's a very English breakfast. I love mackerel.

Leica 麗香 said...

私は普通料理された油物を食べません。
だが、魚フライが大好きだ。
鰺フライは特に美味しい。

Bento Pet said...

The outside looks so crisp and the inside looks so juicy! Makes me hungry!

Bridgett said...

Yummy! I love breaded fish but I don't make it often enough. Yours looks so crispy.

nobu said...

Hello lyvvie.
Thanks for your comment.
I think it is also good with bread.

Hello leica.
Great! you can write "aji" in Kanji symbol.
麗香さんは、たくさん漢字を知っていますね。すごいです。
私もアジフライは大好きです。

Thanks bento_pet.
Yes,you are right!!

Bridgett, Thanks for your kind word.
It is delicious and helthy, please try it.

sting said...

oh I love this and will sometimes order this dish at Japanese restaurants :-)

mirage2g said...

This is the same way I cook chicken! Yum!

nobu said...

Hello sting, welcome to my blog and thanks for your comment.

Thanks Mirage.
I'ts chicken Katsu?

Sherry said...

I haven't had this, but it looks and sounds delicious.

Do you cook this food that is so beautifully prepared and served?

I have had King Mackerel , long ago, tho. It is very good. I like fish very much. Where I live, Salmon is the big famous fish, and Copper River Sockeye is the very best of the salmon.

It comes form The Copper River in Alaska.
(Seasonally, twice a year only). It is a moist dark colored salmon. I like it prepared simply, add lemon perhaps. The flavor is so good.

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