Japanese people love fish.
Thanks to the blessings of the fact that Japan is an island, traditionally Japanese people consume lots of fish every year.
Sushi is the most famous Japanese seafood dish.
There are still surprising ways to eat fish!
We have other fish dishes that are surprising for foreigners. Such as…
Eating its eyes!!
Yes. In Japan, sometimes we eat fish eyes. Are you asking ”but how?” Let’s check it out!
At a supermarket
Sometimes you can find packs of fish heads at a super market like this photo. They are usually sold very cheaply. One of the most common fish that Japanese people eat the heads and eyes of is sea bream.
Boil it with seasoning.
A popular way to cook fish heads is to boil it with standard seasoning such as soy sauce, sugar, sake, and ginger.
Good for beauty?!
Tuna’s big eyes
Tuna eyes are also popular to eat. They are much bigger than sea bream eyes. You can buy tuna eyes like this at some supermarkets.