Japanese Foods To Try🍴

Posted by on Feb 29, 2016 in Jelly Eats, The Jelly Squiggles
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Japan is a country that is truly mesmerizing and beautiful, that it is impossible to forget your visit especially when it is your first time.

With its incredible uniqueness the country does not fail to fascinate you and a good vacation wouldn’t be complete without trying out their famous delicious delicacies that is always produced fresh!

Here are some dishes to seek out during your visit.😋

SUSHI🍣

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Surprisingly a lot of tourist who haven’t tried sushi at all tends to not like them. I guess for some it is a taste to acquire but for those who do love sushi then this is the place to eat as much as you can! This is the sushi Motherland after all.

SASHIMI

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Traditional Japanese dish of various raw selfish.

KARAGE🍗

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Japanese version of fried chicken, but the flavor is very different.

SUKIYAKI

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There are a lot of variation in the ingredients when making sukiyaki but if you love a lot of beef then this is the dish for you! Where meat and vegetables are stewed in an iron pot.

RAMEN🍜

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SOBA🍜

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Made out of buckwheat and eaten with soy sauce and sugar sauce, soba noodles may be a little pricey in restaurants.

UDON🍜

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Similar to soba but the noodles are thicker.

CURRY RICE🍛

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While curry has its origins in India, the curry in Japan is unique and has its own charms.

TONKATSU

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Slice of porks are dipped into flour and beaten egg batter, coated in breadcrumbs and fried in oil.

TAKOYAKI

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Similar to Okonomiyaki ,this can be found all over japan but the best ones are in restaurants that sells various flavoring. A mixture of flour, stock, cut squid, cabbage, dried shrimp which is then fried and then some fish flakes on top.

OKONOMIYAKI

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Japanese styled pancakes or pizza that is made out of various ingredients such as vegetables, meat, seafood mixed with wheat flour, dashi and cooked in a hot plate.

YAKITORI🍢

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A barbecue dish that is skewered chicken seasoned with a sweet salt or soy sauce based sauce.

YAKINIKU

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Fresh beef that is dipped in a sauce, and grilled directly over a fire.

SHABUSHABU🍲

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Very delicious during winter season, meat and vegetables are boiled in water with a stock of konbu and other ingredients. When the meat and vegetables are ready you eat them with different flavors of sauce.

Gyudon

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Bowl of rice and topped with beef.

ONIGIRI🍙

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On the go snacks or sometimes eaten as meal Onigiris are found in Onigiri stores or convenient stores. These are Japanese riceballs filled with different kinds of filling such as salmon, tuna, meat and etc then wrapped with dried seaweed.

Unagi-no-kabayaki

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Usually eaten in a bed of rice and right on top is the eel coated in a sweet soysauce that was broiled over charcoal.

GYOZA

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This is a traditional chinese dumpling but in Japan they either grill it (yakigyoza) or use pan fry. Tastes like heaven when it its dipped with soy sauce, garlic sauce, Chinese chili oil, vinegar and other ingredients you can make to your taste.

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