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Kaiware
daikon-radish sprouts

Kaiware - maki
daikon-sprout roll

Kajiki
Swordfish. See mekajiki.

Kakomi sushi
Nigiri sushi wrapped to hold in less solid ingredients. Also called Gunkan maki (battleship roll) and Funamori (boat wrap).

Kamaboko
Fish cake made from pounded whitefish mixed with cornstarch, formed into a sausage shape and cooked

Kampyo
dried gourd that comes prepared in long, translucent brown strips like fettuccine.

Kani
Crab meat.

Kani-kamaboko
Fake crab meat.

Kanimiso
Green contents of a crab's head.

Kanpachi
Very young yellowtail

Kanpyo
Dried gourd strips

Kanpyo - maki
pickled-gourd rolls

Kappa
Cucumber, when used in a roll.

kappa - maki
cucumber-filled maki-zushi

Karei
Flounder, flatfish.

Katsu
A cutlet.Katsu refers to fried foods made coated with bread crumbs, as opposed to tempura, fried foods coated with batter.

Katsuo
Bonito fish. Bonito is actually an English word for a fish related to the Skipjack

Katsuo-boshi
Dried bonito fish

Kazunoko
herring roe

Kimachi
A small fish from the yellowtail family.

Kinome
Leaves of the Japanese prickly ash (sanshoo), used in soups and to flavor simmered foods

Kohada
Gizzard shad.

Koi
Saltwater carp.

Kombu
Kelp, possibly dried; a kind of seaweed, in sheet form

Konbu
Kelp, possibly dried; a kind of seaweed, in sheet form

Konnyaku
Gelatinous, rubbery oblong cake made from the snake palm plant

Kuro goma
Black sesame seeds

Kurodai
Snapper.

kuruma-ebi
prawn

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Sapporo in Scottsdale
14344 N. Scottsdale Rd.
Scottsdale, AZ 85254
480.607.1114


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