Saba Fish - What a Nice treat!
Saba fish is one of famous food among Japanese. Saba fish is Pacific mackerel means ma-saba (Scomber japonicus). With a blue-green back and dark marking, 50 cm length or so and weight up to 1.8 kg, its fat increases from 4% to 15% in the autumn. Being such an oily fish it is good to be grilled, cooked with miso or sunomono, but cooking methods using oil should be avoided to prevent fish oil away from the fish.