Japanese Food 100 – #31 Kani

kani, japanese food,

Kani means crab in Japanese.
Kani can be eaten in raw just like Sashimi, can be cooked in hot pot (Nabe dish), grilled, steamed, and as tempura and so on.

Kani is one of the popular seasonal seafood and prefectures along with the Sea of Japan are famous origin where a lot of quality snow crabs are coming from.
Hokkaido is famous place for red king crabs.

One of the famous Kani restaurants is Kanidoraku in Osaka.
The sign of the restaurant is a huge Kani figure and very famous.