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tataki

Syllabification: ta·ta·ki
Pronunciation: /təˈtäki
 
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Definition of tataki in English:

noun

(In Japanese cooking) a dish consisting of meat or fish steak, served either raw or lightly seared.
Example sentences
  • Our starter plate was the tuna tataki.
  • Take for example one evening's beef tataki, an appetizer special that deserves a permanent place on the menu.
  • The tuna tataki was beautiful, garnished with a small orchid.

Origin

Japanese, literally ‘pounded, minced.’.

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