Saturday, June 20, 2020

11 Japanese foods that you must taste

Who does not know Japan? The country which is located in East Asia is indeed famous for its culture, which makes the Sakura country a target of tourists from around the world. But it is not only culture that makes Japan interesting to visit, when you visit there, you must eat Japanese specialties that are delicious, sufficient protein and low in calories. Then what are the culinary? Here are 11 Japanese foods that you must taste.

1. Tempura

Tempura is a seafood dish, dipped vegetables into flour and egg yolk mixture, then fried. Tempura already existed in the Edo era, once sold by street vendors, now you can get it in all corners of Japanese restaurants.

2. Sushi

Same as tempura, Sushi is also included in seafood, to eat it you have to combine it with rice vinegar. Not only in Japan, you can also get sushi at Japanese restaurants in your area, yes, because sushi is already worldwide.

3. Ramen

Processed noodles are very famous even Uzumaki Naruto also makes ramen as a daily dish hehehe.
Usually the ramen mixture consists of chicken, seafood and pork broth. Not only sushi can be found throughout Japan, ramen also easy to find, yes, although each region has a different processing and taste.

4. Soba

Soba is a noodle made from buckwheat flour. In contrast to ramen, Soba has a strong taste and aroma, this naturally makes it delicious to consume. Soba can be found in supermarkets with its dry form and brown to gray and flat. If you buy it in a restaurant, the soba is served with gravy.


Yakiniku is a dish of meat that is grilled on fire from charcoal or gas that uses iron plates. Yakiniku includes various kinds of meat such as chicken, beef, lamb, pork by dipping it in sauce and then grilled. The quality of the meat for this dish is always kept because the fresher the meat, the more delicious it will be.

6. Yakitori

Yakitori is a piece of chicken stabbed using bamboo sticks, then grilled with charcoal or gas fire. When you order a yakitori, you will be asked which seasonings to use, soy sauce and salt are an option.

7. Curry Rice (Curry)

Curry Rice / Curry is also a popular food, the dishes are rice, vegetables, meat and curry sauce made from curry powder, flour and oil. Initially curry originated from India, then the British army introduced it to the Meiji era.


Sukiyaki consists of vegetables, tofu and beef which are thinly sliced ​​and then boiled in an iron pot on the dining table. Usually the beaten egg is added to the sauce, but each region has many variations in the way it is eaten and the ingredients of the dish.

9. Chanko nabe

This cuisine was originally consumed by wrestlers, aiming to accelerate weight gain. However, over time the general public also began to enjoy Chanko nabe. A variety of vegetables and meat are added to the sauce cooked in large pieces and then put into a large container which is suitable for wrestlers.

10. Jingisukan

Lamb meat which is grilled using a hot plate is one of the Favorite foods in Hokaido. When grilled, oil will come out of the meat and seep into onions, green peppers and other vegetables with soy sauce mixture makes Jingisukan taste sweet and delicious so this menu is often in demand.

11. Onigiri

This one menu is quite simple, this is simply onigiri only a ball or triangle-shaped rice filled with Salmon, chicken, dried plums. This food is easy to find in Japan because almost all Convenience stores sell it, even onigiri can get in a vending machine.