Definition of katsuobushi in English:


Syllabification: kat·suo·bu·shi
Pronunciation: /ˌkätswōˈbo͝oSHē, -ˈbo͞o-


  • Dried fish prepared in hard blocks from the skipjack tuna and used in Japanese cooking.
    More example sentences
    • 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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