Definition of katsuobushi in English:


Line breaks: kat¦suo|bushi
Pronunciation: /ˌkatswəʊˈbʊʃi


[mass noun]
  • Dried fish prepared in hard blocks from skipjack tuna and used in Japanese cookery.
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    • In a saucepan add a small amount of water, katsuobushi, shiitake mushroom or niboshi (dried sardines).
    • Skim as much katsuobushi as possible from top of pot; remove from heat and strain through colander lined with cheesecloth.
    • Try to remove the katsuobushi while it's still floating on the surface, before it has a chance to sink.



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