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A photo of kinmedai sushi
Splendid alfonsino (Kinmedai)

Splendid alfonsino (Kinmedai)

What is Kinmedai?
Although sorted as sea bream, kinmedai(Splendid alfonsino or alfonsino)is deep-sea fish and very different from madai sea bream. Never considered as fine fish since it has sloppy meat, but with excellent skill of Edo style sushi chef, now it is one of the valued ingredients. Goes well with shari and popular among many sushi lovers.

Also called Berycoid fish.

Related contents : When does Kinmedai taste the best?

Main production area

Chiba Kanagawa Wakayama

Famous production area

Katsuura Choshi