JapaFrench Simplicity Supper—Dinner for 4

JapaFrench Simplicity Supper is a fusion dinner recipe combining Japanese and French culinary techniques. It features a delicate miso-butter sauce over pan-seared fish, served alongside sautéed seasonal vegetables and creamy garlic mashed potatoes, offering a harmonious blend of umami flavors and rich textures in an easy-to-prepare meal.

Meal Type



Japanese French Fusion



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You Need This Stuff

  • 4 6-ounce fish fillets (such as cod or halibut)
  • 2 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 1/4 cup white miso paste
  • 4 tbsp unsalted butter, softened
  • 1 tbsp soy sauce
  • 1 tbsp mirin
  • 1/2 tsp grated ginger
  • 2 cups seasonal vegetables (eg, bell peppers, zucchini, and carrots), sliced
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • 4 large russet potatoes, peeled and cubed
  • 1/2 cup heavy cream
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 4 tbsp unsalted butter, melted

Do This With That Stuff

  1. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C)
  2. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper
  3. In a small mixing bowl, combine 1/4 cup white miso paste, 4 tbsp softened unsalted butter, 1 tbsp soy sauce, 1 tbsp mirin, and 1/2 tsp grated ginger; whisk until smooth
  4. Place the 4 fish fillets on the prepared baking sheet
  5. Spread the miso mixture evenly over each fillet using a silicone spatula
  6. Bake for 12-15 minutes in the preheated oven, or until fish flakes easily with a fork
  7. While the fish is baking, toss the sliced seasonal vegetables with 2 tbsp olive oil in a large mixing bowl; season with salt and pepper to taste
  8. Heat 2 tbsp vegetable oil in an oven-safe skillet over medium heat; add seasoned vegetables and cook for about 5-7 minutes, stirring occasionally with a wooden spoon, until tender-crisp
  9. Transfer skillet to preheated oven and roast vegetables for an additional 10 minutes while fish finishes cooking
  10. Fill a large pot with water and bring to a boil over high heat; add peeled and cubed russet potatoes and cook for about 15-20 minutes or until fork-tender; drain potatoes using a colander
  11. In a medium saucepan over low heat, combine heavy cream and minced garlic; cook for about 5 minutes or until heated through; remove from heat
  12. Mash drained potatoes using a potato masher or fork in the large pot; gradually add melted butter and warmed garlic cream mixture while continuing to mash potatoes until smooth and creamy; season with salt and pepper to taste
  13. To serve: Divide mashed potatoes evenly among four plates; top each plate with roasted vegetables and one miso-glazed fish fillet

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Beti’s Reflections

It all started on a whimsical culinary adventure through the streets of Tokyo and Paris, where I discovered the magic of Japanese French fusion cuisine. As I strolled through bustling markets and dined at quaint bistros, I stumbled upon a delightful dish that would forever change my taste buds: JapaFrench Simplicity Supper. This easy fish dinner combines the best of both worlds, creating a harmonious blend of umami flavors and rich textures.

Introducing the JapaFrench Simplicity Supper, a fusion dinner recipe that serves four people and combines Japanese and French culinary techniques. Featuring miso glazed fish, roasted seasonal vegetables, and creamy garlic mashed potatoes, this meal is perfect for those who appreciate gourmet fusion cooking. However, please note that this dish is not suitable for vegan or gluten-free diets.

The star ingredients in this Miso Glazed Fish Recipe include 4 6-ounce fish fillets (such as cod or halibut), white miso paste for that umami punch, mirin for a touch of sweetness, and grated ginger to add some zing. The Roasted Seasonal Vegetables are made with bell peppers, zucchini, and carrots tossed in olive oil for a healthy yet flavorful side dish. Finally, our Garlic Mashed Potatoes are made extra creamy with heavy cream and melted butter.

To create this Japanese French Fusion Cuisine masterpiece, start by preheating your oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C) and lining a baking sheet with parchment paper. Prepare the miso butter sauce by whisking together white miso paste, softened unsalted butter, soy sauce, mirin, and grated ginger until smooth. Spread this mixture evenly over each fish fillet before baking them in the oven for 12-15 minutes or until they flake easily with a fork. While your fish bakes to perfection, sauté your seasoned vegetables in an oven-safe skillet for 5-7 minutes before transferring them to the oven for an additional 10 minutes. Meanwhile, boil your russet potatoes until fork-tender, then mash them with melted butter and warmed garlic cream mixture until smooth and creamy.

And there you have it, my dear foodies! The JapaFrench Simplicity Supper is ready to be savored. This fusion of Japanese & French flavors with miso-butter fish, sautéed veggies, and creamy garlic mashed potatoes is sure to impress your guests and transport their taste buds on a culinary journey they won’t soon forget. So gather your loved ones around the table and enjoy this easy Japanese French dinner that brings the best of both worlds right to your plate. Bon appétit and itadakimasu!

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