If you are living far from your home town Japan or miss your visit their then you might sometimes dive deep into thoughts of iconic imageries of cherry blossoms trees, colorful kimonos, Japanese nightlife, sumo wrestlers, it’s busy cooperate culture and among all, you might imaging the delicious, ramen, sushi or any rolls.
If you are a fish lover then I know you are imagining the Japanese favorite dish Ikura. The bit salty, sweet, brined, and soft-shelled fish eggs are hard to forget. The high rich taste and goldened orange color of Ikura have their popularity. Its delicate and exotic taste makes any dish tastier if paired with any other dishes
Ikura is mostly served along with the Sushi rolls, crackers, new potatoes, blinis, buttered toast, lemon wedges, and boiled eggs. At first, it was only eaten in Japan but now after the popularity of Sushi it is also getting popular and people are loving it around the world.
Besides All the popularity and high rich taste people still hesitate to taste it I guess people have lots of confusion related to Ikura.
So, in that case, I guess we should have to discuss some of the basic facts related to Ikura, it will surely help to disrupt some of the misconceptions or confusions related to Ikura.
Are salmon caviar eggs is called Ikura?
Yes! salmon caviar is a fish which breaded eggs in mid of July and at last of august and the salmon eggs are called Ikura or red caviar because it has the orange tune or reddish hue so that’s why people got confused with its color, the salmon fish comes in four types some are wild-caught and some are farm-based but both are in rich in nutrients and taste.
What are the nutritional benefits of Ikura?
Salmon caviar, Ikura, or red caviar are high nutritional benefits. It carries 5 to 6 grams of protein along with vitamin, D, B12, and C and a high amount of omega-3 fatty acids, such as IPA, EPA, and DHA. It also helps to nourish your skin by producing more red blood cells. It will also improve the overall health of your eyes, heart, and body.
Thirdly, it also helps in the growth of the mind which is highly essential besides this, it also prevents from having different conditions such as heart disease, arthritis, and diabetes.
Next, where to find Ikura?
Now, next, that’s the most important question that comes to mind where we can buy it well. It’s not much expensive too but instead, its rate is quite nominal. You can buy it from any grocery store, market, fish shop, or online site, you can buy the frozen Ikura or get the fresh one too. these all are available at an exclusive price and quality for online or in-person purchase, so it’s up to you, that how you want to purchase them.
I hope I have mentioned the basics about the Ikura ,and I am sure it has discriminated your hesitation.