Seasoned cod roe spaghetti

I have been writing my recipes for this corner for some time and I think we are now ready to challenge a cod roe dish! Once you taste this, you will love it but even if you don’t like it, seasoned cod roe (mentaiko) is very Japanese food and worth a try!

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Ingredients are available in all supermarkets.

Ingredients are available in all supermarkets.

Ingredients

  • 2 bundles of spaghetti or any shape pasta, boiled and cooked
  • 3-4 oz mentaiko, seasoned cod roe
  • 1 tbsp butter
  • 2 grated garlic cloves
  • 1/2 cup fresh cream
  • Salt and pepper
  • 3 shiso, beefsteak plant leaves, cut into thin strips

Directions

  1. Seasoned cod roe looks like uncooked sausages. To prepare for this dish, cut the cod roe in half and squeeze out the roe from the roe bag.
  2. Heat the butter in a pan and let it melt.
  3. Add the garlic and cook until fragrant. Add the cod roe. Cook for 1 minute on a middle heat.
  4. Add fresh cream and mix well.
  5. Add the spaghetti, salt and pepper and mix well.
  6. Dish up the spaghetti and garnish with shiso on top.

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