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Shimaaji, also known as Striped Jack or White Trevally, is a fish that holds a prominent place in Japanese gourmet circles. As a focal point in Chef Takashi Saito's acclaimed “Shimaaji Sushi,” it promises a tantalizing balance of mild yet slightly oily flavor, presenting an authentic and delightful Japanese dining extravaganza. When consumed raw as sushi or sashimi, its slightly chewy flesh along with a moderate fat content gives it a succulent and velvety mouthfeel, without being overly dense. This fish is prized for its delicate and subtly complex profile. It embodies a delicate sweetness, paired with a subtle umami note, often described as mildly briny with a hint of richness that elevates its taste, making it a beloved option for those who appreciate nuanced flavors in seafood.

Its inherent sweetness and rich flavor profile are especially highlighted in sashimi and sushi preparations, where its natural, clean, and slightly nutty flavor can be prominently showcased. Beyond raw preparations, Shimaaji adapts beautifully to grilling and steaming, methods which allow its texture to remain integral, and its flavors to blossom, offering culinary aficionados an exquisite dining experience. Delve deeper and you'll find Shimaaji is not just a culinary delight but a powerhouse of nutrition. Packed with high levels of Omega-3 fatty acids, it fosters enhanced heart health and cognitive function. Its rich contents of vitamins D and B12 are pivotal in promoting a balanced and nourishing dietary regimen.

SHIMA AJI WILD / Striped Horse Mackerel

SHIMA AJI WILD / Striped Horse Mackerel


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Serves: 2 - 3 People
Serves: 2 - 3 People
Serves: 1 People
Serves: 1 People
Serves: 1 - 2 People
Serves: 1 - 2 People
SKU: SH-0224

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Shimaaji, also known as Striped Jack or White Trevally, is a fish that holds a prominent place in Japanese gourmet circles. As a focal point in Chef Takashi Saito's acclaimed “Shimaaji Sushi,” it promises a tantalizing balance of mild yet slightly oily flavor, presenting an authentic and delightful Japanese dining extravaganza. When consumed raw as sushi or sashimi, its slightly chewy flesh along with a moderate fat content gives it a succulent and velvety mouthfeel, without being overly dense. This fish is prized for its delicate and subtly complex profile. It embodies a delicate sweetness, paired with a subtle umami note, often described as mildly briny with a hint of richness that elevates its taste, making it a beloved option for those who appreciate nuanced flavors in seafood.

Its inherent sweetness and rich flavor profile are especially highlighted in sashimi and sushi preparations, where its natural, clean, and slightly nutty flavor can be prominently showcased. Beyond raw preparations, Shimaaji adapts beautifully to grilling and steaming, methods which allow its texture to remain integral, and its flavors to blossom, offering culinary aficionados an exquisite dining experience. Delve deeper and you'll find Shimaaji is not just a culinary delight but a powerhouse of nutrition. Packed with high levels of Omega-3 fatty acids, it fosters enhanced heart health and cognitive function. Its rich contents of vitamins D and B12 are pivotal in promoting a balanced and nourishing dietary regimen.

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Cannot believe how good this fish is. Will order again and again