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Purple and Northern sea urchins (Kitamurasaki uni)

Purple and Northern sea urchins (Kitamurasaki uni)

What is Kitamurasakiuni?
Sea urchin with fine texture and ocean flavor is meltingly delicious. Creamy and sweet after taste. Unlike salmon roe, the seaweed flavor loses a bit of the delicate sweetness so there are some sushi chefs who rarely make sea urchin in a roll. It is served with a splash of nikiri and wasabi on top.

Main production area

Hokkaido Aomori

Famous production area

Miyako Hakodate