Smart Recipes with Umami

Grilled Horse Mackerel with Cheese Bread Crumbs

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Bread crumbs mixed with the main umami ingredient parmigiano reggiano and the herb parsley are important features of the dish. Each bite brings the umami synergy of cheese and horse mackerel.Despite deep frying, you can enjoy the crispiness and healthiness. 

 Ingredients( for 2 persons )

  • 2 horse mackerel
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 1/2 cup bread crumbs
  • 3 tbsp grated parmigiano reggiano
  • 1 tbsp fine chopped parsley
  • 1 tbsp olive oil


  • 1. Blend bread crumbs, parmigiano reggiano, parsley, and olive oil.
  • 2. Fillet horse mackerels and add salt and pepper to taste.
  • 3. Place 2 in a heatproof container skin-side up and place 1.
  • 4. Grill 3 in an oven toaster until it turns golden brown.

Umami Score of Main Ingredients in the Recipe


Horse mackerel(Aji)

Inosinate :

パルミジャーノ・レッジャーノ (パルメザンチーズ)

Parmigiano Regianno
(Parmesan cheese)
Glutamate :

調理時間 20分

  • Cooking time : 20 minutes
  • Calorific Value : 220 kcal

Horse mackerel is rich in umami substance, inosinate. Parmigianno regianno is rich in gllutamate. Paring of these two ingredients, umami synergistic effects makes the dish tasty.



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