What's Nagoya Cochin and Where To Eat?
Nagoya cochin chicken is one of Nagoya's specialty you need to try. It is well known for high-quality meat and eggs in Japan. This article will introduce you to Nagoya cochin and recommended restaurants where you can enjoy Nagoya cochin dishes in various ways.
Nagoya Cochin (名古屋コーチン)
The meat is flavorful and has the nice and chewy texture. It can be cooked in various of ways such as sashimi, yakitori (grilled chicken on a stick), hotpot, and oyakodon (chicken and eggs rice bowl). Hikizuri is a Nagoya's local dish where the chicken is cooked in sukiyaki style (a type of Japanese hotpot that usually uses beef).
Also, the egg is so rich and creamy that chefs and pastry chefs prefer using it.
Here is selected restaurants in Nagoya where you can have the ultimate Nagoya cochin dishes.
Kululu (樞 くるる)
Japanese hot pot made of sweet and savory soup and ingredients like vegetables, tofu, and meat.
Three parts of chicken, thigh meat, liver and gizzard, are lightly grilled on the surface. You can enjoy the fresh and unique taste and texture.
The most popular menu. It is a rice bowl covered with the chicken and scrambled eggs. The meat is tender and the eggs are very fluffy and creamy.
Yakitori (230 yen~)
The restaurant is famous for yakitori (grilled chicken on a stick). The smoky flavor and juicy texture is truly addictive.
Seiro mushi (880 yen for lunch time)
They offer several cheap meal sets at lunch time. It is a rice cooked with chicken, vegetables, and mushrooms. You first enjoy the simple yet elegant taste, then put some condiments and sauce to change the flavor.
Also, check other local cuisine of Nagoya from the link below.
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