Saba Misoni is mackerel simmered in miso. It’s an easy way to add Omega 3 fats to your meal. Omega 3 Fatty Acids are a type of essential fats our body needs to get from food, preferably from fatty fish. Much of the health benefits of omega 3 fatty acids has to do with two main types of omega 3: EPA and DHA, both found in fatty fish and other seafood.

Serving Size: 4


  • Mackerel fillets, 500 gram, cut into small pieces
  • Water, ½ Cup
  • Sake, ½ Cup
  • Low-carb sweetener, 2 Tablespoon
  • Soy sauce or Tamari, 1 Tablespoon
  • Miso, 3 Tablespoon
  • Ginger, 3 cm, thinly sliced and to be cooked with the sauce
  • Ginger or scallion for garnish


  1. Wash mackerel fillets and pat dry. Cut the fillets into small pieces.
  2. Make a criss cross pattern on the skin.. 
  3. Slice ginger into thinly..
  4. Boil water in a pot at medium heat.  Add sake, low-carb sweetener, soy sauce or tamari, and ginger.
  5. Add mackerel pieces into the pot and reduce the temperature to medium low heat. Close the lid and cook for about five minutes.
  6. Turn over the fish and cook for a couple more minutes with the lid closed.
  7. Take out some of the sauce and mix with miso to blend well. Put the miso mix into the pot and let it simmer for a few more minutes with the lid open until the sauce thickens a bit.
  8. Take the fish out and serve with more ginger or scallion for garnish.