Sushi Visual Dictionary | SushiUniversity


Prawn and crab

Botan shrimp (Botan ebi) Botan shrimp (Botan ebi)

Botan shrimp (Botan ebi)

Botan shrimp is sweeter and tastier than amaebi shrimp. This prawn should be rolled with gentle hand pressure as it has soft flesh. Sometimes bluish green roe are placed on top of sushi or rolled with Gunkan maki style.

Main production area

Hokkaido Toyama Ishikawa

Famous production area

Mashike

Season

Winter