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Silver-skinned fish

Mackerel (Saba) Mackerel (Saba)

Mackerel (Saba)

Because of its high fat content and therefore short shelf life, since long ago mackerel was often eaten vinegared and salted, but recently it’s become common to find mackerel as a raw topping. Fatty mackerel sushi is a nice treat during cold winter. The rich flavor of blue-skinned fish gives leaves you with a fine aftertaste.

Main production area

Shizuoka Mie Kanagawa Nagasaki

Famous production area

Matsuwa Saganoseki