“Sawara” Saute with Ginger Garlic Sauce

Sawara is a Japanese Spanish Mackerel, Scomberomorus niphonius.

We group fishes into 2 types, “Akami” and “Shiromi”.
Akami is a red-fleshed fish (tuna, bonito, etc), and Shiromi is a white-fleshed fish (sole, porgy,  seaperch, etc.)

Sawara, Japanese Spanish Mackerel
Sawara ; Japanese Spanish Mackerel (Scomberomorus niphonius)  It is often treated as Shiromi, but it is a member of Akami according to the component.
Sawara, Japanese Spanish Mackerel
Sawara, Japanese Spanish Mackerel
The difference between Akami and Shiromi is contained amount of hemoglobin and myoglobin.  Akami contains them more than 10mg per 100g.
hemoglobin, the iron-containing oxygen-transport metalloprotein in the red blood cells and myoglobin, iron- and oxygen-binding protein


"Sawara" Saute with Ginger Garlic Sauce
Ginger garlic Sauce’s ingredeints : finely-chopped ginger, garlic, green long onion and red pepper, rice vinegar, sesame oil, soy sauce and sugar.

is a  Japanese Spanish Mackerel, Scomberomorus niphonius.  鰆(さわら) literally “spring fish”
is a ginger (Zingiber officinale).  生姜(しょうが) literally “fresh ginger”
is a garlic.  大蒜(にんにく) literally “big allium grayi”
is a green long onion.  白葱(しろねぎ) literally “white onion”
is a red pepper.  唐辛子(とうがらし) literally “Chinese pepper”
is a rice vinegar.  米酢(こめず) literally “rice vinegar”
is a sesame oil.  胡麻油(ごまあぶら) literally “sesame oil”  * 油 menings oil
is a soy sauce.  醤油(しょうゆ)
is a sugar.  砂糖(さとう)  literally “sand sugar”