I must say I found an unusual fish at the Parche Market inside Shizuoka JR Station today!
It is not much of a surprise for me, but it could be to some people!
Moray eels, also called “utsubo/ウツボ in Japanese!
I have seen some marooned on beaches. These were caught in Suruga Bay.
At 40 yen per 100 g, cheap!
Nice face, isn’t it?
The Japanese eat them raw as sashimi, deep-fried/karaage, stewed/nimono, sun-dried/himono, in soups or steamed in soy sauce!
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2 thoughts on “Moray Eel at Shizuoka Parche Market!”
I’ve heard they’re really good eating, but moray eels are *so* ugly!
they certainly are dear frank, but don’t forget they are eels! If I remember well they also eat hem in Italy!