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Fish roe

Salmon roe (Ikura) Salmon roe (Ikura)

Salmon roe (Ikura)

Ikura(Salmon roe) is a Russian word meaning fish roe. When a skin of sack that holds eggs becomes thinner, eggs are removed and dipped in sweet soy sauce. A fine flavor and umami extract spread and melt in the mouth. It is soaked in a marinade, so it is not necessary to dip it in soy sauce when eaten. Usually it is eaten as Gunkan maki.

Main production area

Hokkaido Iwate Aomori

Season

Autumn