Saba (Mackerel) Sushi

Saba (Mackerel) Sushi | 鯖鮨

Saba (Mackerel) Sushi

This may be a challenging, hopefully an inspiring recipe for ‘sushi’ lovers.
Eating raw fish (‘sashimi’) is a very common (natural) Japanese food culture in which ‘sushi’ is an extension of. This ‘saba (mackerel) bou-sushi’ is a traditional method, as such by wrapping this boxed pressed sushi in bamboo leaves, persimmon leaves to prevent the fish from rotting. ‘Bou-sushi’  is (bou meaning a long stick) also called ‘battera’ and fish such as mackerel, salmon, trout and anago is amongst the popular sushi made in this boxed press style.
To make this boxed press sushi, you will need

鮮度のいい鯖が手に入るとその鯖の運命は
即、さばかれて → 〆鯖 → 冷凍 → 数日後には棒鮨
となります。どんなに鮮度が良くても鯖のアニサキス虫は怖いので必ず冷凍します。
木製の箱寿司器があれば棒鮨はいつでもつくれます。

Saba Sushi|鯖寿司
Saba Sushi|鯖寿司
Saba Sushi|鯖寿司
Saba Sushi|鯖寿司

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