101 Japanese Food, Snacks and dishes to try

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  • Aburaage: Thin slice of fried tofu.
  • Chawanmushi: Steamed egg custard
  • Chirashi-zushi: fresh seafood on a bowl of rice.
  • Dango: dumplings on a stick.
  • Donburi: Big bowl of rice with meat, fish or veggies
  • Ebi furai: Fried Shrimp
  • Edamame: Steamed or boiled young soybean
  • Fugu: Pufferfish
  • Gobo kinpira: sauted burdock or lotus root.
  • Goya chanpuru: Okinawan stir fry of tofu, goya, egg, veggies and meat.
  • Gyoza: fried pot sticker
  • Gyudon: Beef bowl
  • Gyutan: Cow's tongue
  • Hayashi Rice: Beff, onions and button musrooms in thick demi-glazed sauce on rice.
  • Himono: Dried fish
  • Hiyashi Chuka: Cold ramen noodles with cucumber and egg.
  • Ikayaki: Grilled squid
  • Inari-zushi: Aburaage stuffed with sushi rice.
  • Kamaboko: fish sausage made from pureed white fish.
  • Karaage: Fried chicken
  • Kare-pan: Curry in bread
  • Kare raisu: Japanese curry
  • Kare-udon: Curry udon
  • Katsudon: Deep fried pork cultet, egg on top of rice
  • Katsusando: Katsu sandwich 
  • Kenpi: strips of candied sweet potato
  • Korokke: Breaded deap fried dish with center minced meat, seafood or veggies n mashed potato or white sauce.
  • Kushiage or Kushikats: deep fried meats, seafoods and veggies in panko batter
  • Kyoho: Giant mountain grapes
  • Melon Pan: Sweet bun shaped like a melon
  • Mentaiko Spaghetti: Marinated roe of pollock and nori on spaghetti
  • Miso soup:
  • Mochi: pouned rice cake
  • Nanbansuke: Fried fish in vinegar marinate.
  • Nashi: Japanese pear
  • Natto: Fermented beans
  • Nikujaga: Beef and potato stew
  • Oden: various items stewed in light shoyu and dashi broth
  • Okonomiyaki: Savoury pancake (what you like grilled)
  • Omurice: Fried rice wrapped in thin omelete topped with ketchup or demi-glace sauce. 
  • Onigiri: Rice ball
  • Oyakodon: Chicken omelet over rice
  • Ramen
  • Sashimi: Fresh raw fish sliced thinly
  • Sembie: Rice Cracker
  • Shabushabu:One pot dish of thin slice meat and veggies in water
  • Shiitake: Japanese mushroom
  • Shioyaki: Salted grilled fish
  • Shogayaki: Thin-sliced ginger fried pork
  • Shiso: Common garnsih
  • Soba: Buckwheat noodle
  • Somen: very thin wheat flour noodle served chilled.
  • Sushi
  • Sukiyaki: One pot dish of thin slice meat and veggies in soysauce and mirin
  • Taiyaki: Fish-shaped filled with anko, custard, cheese or sweet potato.
  • Takenoko: Bamboo shoots
  • Takoyaki: Octopus balls
  • Tamago Kake Gohan: raw egg on rice
  • Tempura: Deep fried battered seafood or veggies
  • Teppanyaki: performance show cooking steak, shrip, okonomiyaki and yakisoba.
  • Tofu: Bean curd
  • Tonkatsu: Deep fried breaded pork cutlet
  • Tsukemono: Pickled veggies
  • Udon: thick wheat noodle
  • Umeboshi: Japanese plum
  • Umibudo: Sea grape
  • Yaki-imo: Baked sweet potato
  • Yakitori: Grilled chicken
  • Yakiniku: Grilled meat
  • Yakisoba: Fried noodles in thick sauce
  • Yakizakana: Grilled fish
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