Definition of sashimi in English:

sashimi

noun

  • A Japanese dish of bite-sized pieces of raw fish eaten with soy sauce and wasabi paste.

    ‘tuna sashimi’
    • ‘Tuna is commonly used in sashimi, but its omega - 3 content is quite low compared to fish such as salmon, trout, mackerel and sardine.’
    • ‘I sometimes think I could live on sushi and sashimi.’
    • ‘Rest the sashimi slices against it, alternating slices of sashimi with lemon slices.’
    • ‘Freezing and thawing raw fish will be the death of sushi and sashimi as we know it.’
    • ‘His period of shyness now over, he wolfs down squid sashimi, mackerel rolls and tuna nigiri while ordering me to keep mixing wasabi and soy.’
    • ‘Most people come to Tokyo expecting to eat sushi, maybe some sashimi, and probably some sort of noodles (soba, udon, or ramen).’
    • ‘In Japanese cuisine, green shiso is added to sushi, soups, salads, sashimi, and tempura.’
    • ‘He offers six varieties of crudo, the Venetian-inspired take on sashimi that's currently ubiquitous on Manhattan menus.’
    • ‘I had several bottles of hot sake and some miso to accompany our dish of sashimi.’
    • ‘On offer is a selection of sushi, sashimi and temaki, fish and vegetable combinations rolled in seaweed-wrapped cones.’
    • ‘As for sushi and sashimi, they're fresh and expertly, if not artfully, prepared.’
    • ‘The most sought after tuna, however, is the Bluefin, used to make tuna sashimi in sushi restaurants.’
    • ‘And just about anytime, hungry Seattleites can be found gobbling noodles, sushi, sashimi, and tempura at restaurants all over the city.’
    • ‘The sushi and sashimi are also delicious and if I have pudding it'll usually be the plate of different ice creams mixed with fruits and caramel.’
    • ‘We had sashimi and fresh-cooked rice for dinner.’
    • ‘Its raw belly meat provides the greatest otoro, the fatty tissue that is the most prized for sashimi and sushi.’
    • ‘After the tuna tartare, I was presented with aji mackerel sashimi tossed in shiso blossoms.’
    • ‘If you know your sushi and sashimi, you can custom order your own, but I opted for the platter which features 10 various pieces and one roll of the chef's choice.’
    • ‘Worse yet, the sushi and sashimi that Tuesday night were mediocre, and a few items were downright terrible.’
    • ‘Some fresh fish is eaten raw with soy sauce as sashimi, or combined raw with rice in sushi.’

Origin

Japanese.

Pronunciation:

sashimi

/säˈSHēmē/