Definition of sukiyaki in English:


Line breaks: suki|yaki
Pronunciation: /ˌsʊkɪˈjaki
, -ˈjɑːki/


[mass noun]
  • A Japanese dish of sliced meat, especially beef, fried rapidly with vegetables and sauce.
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    • In Japan, mitsuba is added fresh or cooked to soups, salads, sukiyaki, sashimi, tempura batter, custards, rice, and vinegared foods.
    • They may also be added to ‘one-pot’ dishes such as sukiyaki, or be fried as tempura.
    • The Japanese cuisine, as served in the Yamato, is authentic with the various styles covering sashimi, sushi, sukiyaki and tempura items, plus many others such as yaki soba, a favorite of the golfing guru Mike Franklin.


Japanese, from suki 'to slice thinly' + yaki 'to fry, grill, sear'.

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