Definition of sukiyaki in English:



  • A Japanese dish of sliced meat, especially beef, fried rapidly with vegetables and sauce.

    • ‘Other specialities to relish were Thai dishes like ‘Had Phad King’ and ‘Phad Phongari’, besides Japanese delicacies such as vegetable tampura and sukiyaki.’
    • ‘Dinner usually brings tofu in a pot dish such as sukiyaki or yosenabe.’
    • ‘They may also be added to ‘one-pot’ dishes such as sukiyaki, or be fried as tempura.’
    • ‘Japanese beef is typically pricier than imports, and often reserved for delicacies like sukiyaki - thin strips of marbled meat boiled with vegetables.’
    • ‘The Japanese cuisine, as served in the Yamato, is authentic with the various styles covering sashimi, sushi, sukiyaki and tempura items, plus many others such as yaki soba, a favorite of the golfing guru Mike Franklin.’
    • ‘There is a Japanese station with Miso soup, assorted sushi and sashimi (and Miss Terry's favourite wasabe) as well as sukiyaki, yakisoba and tempura.’
    • ‘In Japan, mitsuba is added fresh or cooked to soups, salads, sukiyaki, sashimi, tempura batter, custards, rice, and vinegared foods.’
    • ‘The bill for my first meal, at the bar - with the Kobe-beef sukiyaki - was exactly the same.’
    • ‘North Korean soldiers were hardened, seasoned, and rugged compared to U.S. troops, who were soft from easy living on sake, sukiyaki, and fraternization during the occupation of Japan.’


Japanese, from suki ‘to slice thinly’ + yaki ‘to fry, grill, sear’.