What is ikura? Ikura is the Japanese word for salmon roe (fish eggs). Ikura is typically orange and fairly large when compared to other commonly eaten roe. Ikura is one of the more expensive ingredients used in Japanese cuisine, and can be found in sushi, on salads, in kaisen don, or served all by itself. Keep reading to learn more.
'Kaisen don' (sashimi rice bowl) is a must-try, special Japanese dish! However, the kaisen don we will introduce today is even more special! The restaurants on this list serve 'overloaded kaisen don,' which are packed with so much seafood that the bowl can't hold it!