In Japan, the most popular national food can plunge into shock residents of other countries. That’s an eye of tuna. In contrast to the meat of one of the most valuable fish in the world, its eyes are very cheap. You can buy these items literally in any Japanese supermarket. Tuna eyes differ with impressive size, so at first glance it’s difficult to get how to eat this huge items with relish.
As many other fish delicacies in Japan, it’s used to eat eyes raw, but sometimes they’re cooked in amazing and delicious manner. Eyes of tuna are boiled and then served to the table with rice. Sometimes they are deep fried and then served with soy sauce. The taste of food in any form is quite specific, but experts say that the benefits of such a food are invaluable.
A few years ago, Japan Health Association included tuna eyes in the list of healthy dishes due to the high content of protein and beneficial fatty acids. Many local residents who can not afford to buy tuna meat regularly, long found it a great alternative. They buy eyes and then enthusiastically cook them for a dinner and shovel up with an enviable appetite. As noted earlier, the delicacy is very inexpensive. Therefore, any tourist can afford it. If you still don’t feel like tasting one of the most shocking dishes in the world, you can just pop into a supermarket and see how huge tuna eyes are laid out on trays of ice. Next - Balut in Siem Reap Restaurants
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