Marinated Sardines in Rice Vinegar

Coming season sardine can get at an affordable price.

These sardines from Toyama pref. are 6 fillets in the 390 yen and they were already under treatment, which head and internal organs have been removed.

Cooking of Marinated Sardines in Rice Vinegar
Today’s dinner is “Imashi no Sujime” that is marinated sardines in rice vinegar.
Cooking of Marinated Sardines in Rice Vinegar
At first, sprinkle salt on sardine.  Then marinate in rice vinegar and sugar with Konbu sheet.
Cooking of Marinated Sardines in Rice Vinegar
Cooking of Marinated Sardines in Rice Vinegar
Cooking of Marinated Sardines in Rice Vinegar
The surface of the complex shine is due to “structural color”, it’s the same mechanism as soap bubble, oil film, surface of CD, etc.
Cooking of Marinated Sardines in Rice Vinegar
Cooking of Marinated Sardines in Rice Vinegar
This is a good friend of sake , is also a friend of white wine.
Marinated Sardines in Rice Vinegar

・Iwashi
is a sardine.  鰯(いわし)  literally “delicate fish”