Simmered Snapper in Soy Sauce (鯛の煮付け)

Recipe and photo by Lydia Fujikawa @ My Kitchen

鯛の煮付け (Tai-no-nitsuke)
Ingredients (2 servings):
2 cut red snapper fillet (about 100g each)
3 tbsp soy sauce
3 tbsp cooking sake
2 tbsp mirin 
1 tbsp sugar
2-3 slices ginger, shredded
1 red chilli (cut into rings) - optional
Green onion for garnish

  1. Heat a non-stick pan, grease with 1-2 drops of oil then put in fillet skin side down. Pan-fry till browned slightly.
  2. Turn the skin side up, add in all other ingredients EXCEPT green onion, bring to a boil then cook on low heat for about 5 minutes. Pour sauce over the fish constantly.
  3. Turn the heat off, let it stay in the pan/sauce for 10 minutes.
  4. Transfer serving plates, pour some sauce over the fish and garnish with green onion.