Miso Filled Aji

Featured in the Honolulu Star-Bulletin on December 27, 2006.



Miso Filled Aji

  • 6 (8-inch size) aji (akule), cleaned
  • 1 cup miso (Japanese fermented soybean paste)
  • 1 teaspoon ginger juice
  • 4 teaspoons sugar
  • 2 tablespoons chopped green onions
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 3 tablespoons salad oil


  1. With paper towel, dry outside and inside of fish.
  2. Cut 3 diagonal slashes in each side.
  3. In a small bowl combine miso, ginger juice, sugar, and green onions.
  4. Spoon mixture into fish cavities.
  5. Sprinkle fish with salt, place on rack of broiler pan, and brush with oil.
  6. Broil 4 inches from unit in electric oven for 7 minutes.
  7. Turn fish, brush with oil again, and broil 4 more minutes.

Makes 6 servings.

Approximate Nutrient Analysis per serving:
550 calories, 18 g fat, 1 g saturated fat, 0 mg cholesterol, greater than 2500 mg sodium, 15 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 6 g sugar, 78 g protein


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