Definition of tataki in English:


Syllabification: ta·ta·ki
Pronunciation: /təˈtäki


  • (In Japanese cooking) a dish consisting of meat or fish steak, served either raw or lightly seared.
    More 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.


Japanese, literally ‘pounded, minced.’.

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