Japanese/Vocabulary/Sushi

Japanese English Reading Notes
手巻きHand roll; Hand-rolled sushiてまき
寿司飯 (usu. すし飯)Rice seasoned with vinegar for use in sushiすしめし
握るTo mold sushi (also: to grasp or seize)にぎる
稲荷寿司Sushi rice wrapped in deep-fried tofu (aburage)いなりずし
サビ抜きwithout wasabiさびぬき


Types and ingredientsEdit

Japanese English Reading Notes
Mackerelさば 
鮪 (usu. マグロ)Tunaまぐろ 
Red snapper; sea breamたい 
Skipjack tunaかつお
平目Flatfish; bastard halibutひらめ
小鰭Gizzard shadこはだ 
卵 / 玉子Eggたまご 
Eelうなぎ 
穴子Congerあなご 
Octopusたこ
烏賊Cuttlefish; squidいか 
甘えびShrimpあまえび 
赤貝Ark shell; Red clamあかがい 
帆立Scallopsほたて 
数の子Herring roeかずのこ 
Salmonサーモン 
Salmon roeいくら 
海胆Sea urchin roeうに