Niigata Kashimaya "Salmon Chazuke

Have you heard of "Salmon Chazuke" sold by Niigata Kashimaya? This is Kashimaya's signature product that has been loved for many years. I actually bought and tried it.

Kashimaya Salmon Salmon Chazuke

Kashimaya "Sake Chazuke" has a moist, delicious, and mild flavor that can only be created by fatty king salmon. The salmon's delicious flavor and moderate saltiness make it the perfect accompaniment to hot rice or onigiri (rice ball). Prices are 1,350 yen for a bag (contents 100g (3.53oz)), 1,512 yen for a small bottle (contents 100g (3.53oz)), 1,944 yen for a medium bottle (contents 140g (4.94oz)), and 2,700 yen for a large bottle (contents 200g (7.05oz)) (all tax included).

Niigata Kashimaya "Salmon Chazuke
chadzuke with salmon powder

The ingredients are simple: king salmon, shochu, salt, kelp, dried bonito extract powder, and soy sauce. When you open the lid, you will find that the inside is stuffed with tightly packed unraveled salmon.

Niigata Kashimaya "Salmon Chazuke

It is slightly salty, and the richness and flavor of the salmon can be enjoyed. Although it is called "chazuke," it tastes great just mixed in with white rice! In addition to rice, we also recommend adding it to pasta or salad. Of course, you can also add a little to ochazuke! It also goes well with white sesame seeds, nori (seaweed), and green onions.

Niigata Kashimaya "Salmon Chazuke

Niigata Kashimaya "Salmon Chazuke

Because of the strong flavor of salmon, adding just a small amount is a good idea. It is a favorite of my family and we often buy it, and it can be used in a variety of dishes. However, the best way to eat it is simply with white rice! It is a delicious dish that you should definitely try.

Niigata Kashimaya "Salmon Chazuke

Kashimaya's "Salmon Chazuke" has a luxurious taste. It would also make a great gift.