Definition of tataki in English:


Line breaks: ta¦taki
Pronunciation: /təˈtaki


[mass noun]
(In Japanese cookery) a dish consisting of meat or fish steak, served either raw or lightly seared.
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  • 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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