鰆[Spanish mackerel]
鰆[Spanish mackerel]

[Spanish mackerel] SAWARA

It is caught by trolling fishing off the coast of Teshima. Sawara is a season’s fish, and it is said to signal the arrival of spring in Teshima. It is a fish similar to Barracuda, with sharp teeth. It is a fish that has been eaten in Setouchi for a long time, but in recent years it has also been caught in the Sea of ​​Japan.

There are several ways to eat sawara, sashimi, grilled with salt, and grilled fish soaked in miso. Sashimi cannot be eaten unless it is fresh and is said to be as delicious as tuna.

In Kyoto and other places, Spanish mackerel soaked in miso is a tradition and this process is done to preserve the fish. 

Supplier→ Fishing boat Hamanaka-maru 遊漁船浜中丸