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Kezurikatsuo are shavings of dried skipjack tuna.

They can also be broadly referred to as Bonito Tuna Flakes ("Katsubushi" in Japanese), but when these Bonito shavings are on the larger and thicker side, they are referred to as Kezurikatsuo.

Cooking Tips

Kezurikatsuo are the version of Bonito Flakes generally used in making Dashi stock.

See also:


Akami; Bonito Tuna Flakes; Bonito Tuna; Bottarga; Chu–Toro; Hanakatsuo; Kezurikatsuo; Konakatsuo; O–Toro; Tuna Butter; Tuna Casserole; Tuna

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Oulton, Randal. "Kezurikatsuo." CooksInfo.com. Published 15 January 2011; revised 15 January 2011. Web. Accessed 10/26/2016. <http://www.cooksinfo.com/kezurikatsuo>.

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