Definition of katsuobushi in English:

katsuobushi

noun

  • [mass noun] Dried fish prepared in hard blocks from skipjack tuna and used in Japanese cooking.

    • ‘Skim as much katsuobushi as possible from top of pot; remove from heat and strain through colander lined with cheesecloth.’
    • ‘Let the katsuobushi settle to the bottom for 2 minutes.’
    • ‘Try to remove the katsuobushi while it's still floating on the surface, before it has a chance to sink.’
    • ‘In a saucepan add a small amount of water, katsuobushi, shiitake mushroom or niboshi (dried sardines).’
    • ‘Just before the water boils, add the katsuobushi flakes.’

Origin

Japanese.

Pronunciation:

katsuobushi

/ˌkatswəʊˈbʊʃi/