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The Most Recommended and Addictive Japanese Foods voted by Foreigners in Japan


Speaking of Japanese food, most people think of sushi at first. Indeed, now, in major cities of the world, we can see a Japanese restaurant like a sushi bar.

However, in addition to sushi, there are still many delicious dishes in Japan that are not known abroad.

So, I will introduce the Japanese foods recommended by foreigners living in Japan in ranking format. The results of this questionnaire were conducted by Japanese TV programs.

1. Sushi
Sushi is a type of food preparation originating in Japan, consisting of cooked vinegared rice combined with other ingredients such as seafood, meat, vegetables and sometimes tropical fruits.
2. Yakiniku
Today, it commonly refers to a Japanese style of cooking bite-sized meat (usually beef and offal) and vegetables on gridirons or griddles over flame of wood charcoals carbonized by dry distillation or gas/electric grill.
3. Ramen
Ramen is a Japanese dish. It consists of Chinese-style wheat noodles served in a meat- or (occasionally) fish-based broth, often flavored with soy sauce or miso, and uses toppings such as sliced pork, dried seaweed, menma, and green onions.
4. Tenpura
Tempura is a Japanese dish of seafood or vegetables that have been battered and deep fried.
5. Sashimi
Sashimi is a Japanese delicacy consisting of very fresh raw meat or fish sliced into thin pieces.
6. Karaage
Karaage is a Japanese cooking technique in which various foods — most often chicken, but also other meat and fish — are deep fried in oil.
7. Curry Rice
Curry is one of the most popular dishes in Japan.It is commonly served in three main forms: curry rice, curry udon (curry over noodles), and curry bread (a curry-filled pastry). Curry rice is most commonly referred to simply as "curry".
8. Yakitori
Yakitori is a Japanese type of skewered chicken. The preparation of Yakitori involves skewering the meat with kushi, a type of skewer typically made of steel, bamboo, or similar materials. Afterwards, they are grilled over a charcoal fire. During or after cooking, the meat is typically seasoned with tare sauce or salt.
9. Gyoza
The most prominent differences between Japanese-style gyōza and Chinese-style jiaozi are the rich garlic flavor, which is less noticeable in the Chinese version, the light seasoning of Japanese gyōza with salt and soy sauce, and the fact that gyōza wrappers are much thinner.
10. Tonkatsu
Tonkatsu is a Japanese food which consists of a breaded, deep-fried pork cutlet. There are two main types, fillet and loin. It is often served with shredded cabbage. Tonkatsu originated in Japan in the 19th century. 

By the way,I want to have you eat Okonomiyaki and Yakisoba if you will go to Japan. Although these food are not ranked in above list, these are actually fantastic!


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