“Kaisendon” : A bowl of rice topped with “Sashimi”
Both sushi and “Kaisendon” have the same concept in common – combination of fresh seafood with rice.
But, “Kaisendon” is a slightly different way of enjoying fresh raw seafood.
Unlike regular sushi, which is arranged by sushi professionals using vinegared sushi rice, “Kaisendon” is prepared with regular plain rice. Variety of seafood placed colorfully on the top of a bowl of rice, rather casually – that is “Kaisendon”. Very simple, right?
A typical “Kaisendon” holds various seafood on the top, mostly fresh raw “Sashimi”, as seen in the picture below – tuna, sea bream, and all other kinds of fish, shrimps, octopus, squid, and others. “Ikura” （salmon roe）and “Uni” (sea urchin) are often added to expand tastes.
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