sa·​shi·​mi | \ ˈsä-shə-mē How to pronounce sashimi (audio) , sä-ˈshē- \

Definition of sashimi

: a Japanese dish of thinly sliced raw fish

Examples of sashimi in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The country music star celebrated his Las Vegas residency in style: Bryan and his pals sat in the restaurant's Whiskey Room and ordered Wagyu cheesesteak bites, yellowtail sashimi, sirloins and other steakhouse staples. Sabrina Weiss, Peoplemag, 2 Aug. 2022 But the izakaya menu, now overseen by Nimblefish’s Cody Auger, offers plenty to recommend, including delicate sashimi aged in-house or flash-cooked over burning straw; crave-worthy chicken karaage; and steaks pulled from the gorgeous grill. oregonlive, 1 Aug. 2022 With sashimi and crudo-style dishes, quality and freshness are of the utmost importance, and Zovkic and his chefs aren’t skimping. Marc Bona, cleveland, 5 Apr. 2022 If your idea of a great night out involves Wagyu dumplings, Wagyu tartare, Wagyu sashimi, Wagyu sushi, Wagyu truffle macaroni, Wagyu katsu, Wagyu skewers and Wagyu sukiyaki along with your Wagyu hot pot, then the X Pot is your spot. Andy Wang, Robb Report, 27 July 2022 Take it one step at a time Once all the ingredients are ready, Aguila suggests enjoying sashimi style or making a nice chirashi bowl with rice and nicely sliced fish on top, served with a little soy and wasabi. Aly Walansky, Forbes, 15 June 2022 Pair with sashimi or even butter and sage lathered roast baby potatoes. Tom Mullen, Forbes, 22 May 2022 Menu offerings include tuna sashimi-style with fresh wasabi and ginger on the side. Marc Bona, cleveland, 5 Apr. 2022 After the ceremony, the guests dined on bruschetta, sashimi, fresh fish, beef, salad, and an assortment of vegan options. Steve Helling,, 7 May 2022 See More

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First Known Use of sashimi

1879, in the meaning defined above

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12 Aug 2022

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“Sashimi.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 18 Aug. 2022.

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