Tazukuri is sugar-coated dried sardines and a traditional Japanese New Year's dish




Ingredients:
  • 60 gm (2 oz.) dried sardines
  • 2 Tbsps sugar
  • 2 Tbsps soy sauce
  • 1/2 Tbsp mirin
  • 2 tsps white sesame seeds
Method:
  1. Put the dried sardines in a skillet and stir-fry for a few minutes on medium-low heat. Set aside.
  2. Put sugar, soysauce, and mirin in a skillet and put on medium heat. When it's thickened, add dried sardines.
  3. Stop the heat and stir well. Sprinkle sesame seeds. Spread it on a tray to cool.