Sawara (Japanese Spanish Mackerel)

Greatly beloved by the people of Okayama Prefecture, sawara is said to be the treasure of the Seto Inland Sea, an area rich in the fruits of the sea.

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In Okayama Prefecture which is blessed with wonderful fish all throughout the year, the Japanese Spanish mackerel or sawara is the most loved seafood among the populace. Its fresh sashimi has a light color with plenty of sweetness and fat, and when grilled, sawara takes on a rich quality. Sawara in February has the finest flavor.

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