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Tuna Belly Sushi
Tuna belly (fatty tuna),
or toro is generally considered the
sushi ingredients. It
doesn’t have much use in other dishes. Only a small portion
of it is available
per tuna and it is usually very expensive. Tuna belly is very oily and
omega3. The best tuna belly sushi will literally melt in ones mouth.
happen with an otoro sushi, or supreme
belly sushi. It is the lowest area located on the tuna belly.Some people like to lightly singe the tuna
belly before it is made into a nigiri.
This is called aburi toro (lightly
grilled tuna belly). By doing this it quickly heats the fat and makes
belly even more creamier and “wakes up” some
flavors. Light grilling is
frequently used for oily salmon as well.
belly used to be scrapped in the early
days. The Japanese were not used to very rich and oily food in the
past, and it
wasn’t considered a delicacy. However due to changes in
preferences, oily food
is highly prized these days and not limited to sushi.
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