Misoyaki Butterfish

March 29, 2011 / By Foodland

Misoyaki Butterfish

A recipe for this local favorite that melts in your mouth!
Course Dinner, Main Course
Cuisine Fish & Seafood
Servings 4 pieces


  • 4 butterfish, 7 oz
  • 1/3 cups sake
  • 1/3 cups mirin
  • 2/3 cups sugar
  • 1 cup white miso


  1. To make the misoyaki marinade, bring sake, mirin and sugar to a boil for 5 minutes.
  2. Reduce to a simmer for 10 minutes. Remove from heat and whisk in miso until well incorporated. Allow to cool.
  3. Generously marinade butterfish in misoyaki marinade for 48-72 hours.
  4. Pre-heat oven at 400F and bake fish for 5-8 minutes.
  5. When fish is almost cooked broil for an additional 2-3 minutes until well caramelized. Make sure you watch the fish closely since it can burn quickly.
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