Tuna – Which is your choice?

Otoro Or Akami

Otoro or Akami?

Tuna offers several different types of taste and textures. From decadent Otoro to savory Akami, you are sure to find something you like when it comes to Japanese cuisine.

The taste of raw tuna in sushi or sashimi is nothing like the taste of cooked tuna. Tuna is a saltwater fish and is a favourite for us Singaporeans as it’s often a go to when we are in Japanese restaurants or at home for a quick and easy meal such as tuna salad.


Tuna’s Otoro is the first part to explore. It can be found at the underside of the fish ( belly ). This is the fattest part of the fish, so it practically melts in your mouth. At sight, you may notice the distinctive fat marbling. Otoro gives sashimi a sweeter taste. Because of its rich taste and highly desired qualities, it is the most sought-after part of the tuna. Though it may be a little more expensive, the taste is well worth the investment.


Akami is the most common part of the fish and you can usually find it on the top of the rice in sashimi or in a sushi roll. Since it is the main part of the tuna fish, it is readily available compared to Otoro.

Check out our Tuna Products!

Original price was: SGD $13.00.Current price is: SGD $11.00.
VariousAir-Flown Fresh
SGD $80.00
SGD $17.50
From SGD $11.00
This product has multiple variants. The options may be chosen on the product page
Tuna – Which is your choice?

Otoro or Akami? Tuna offers several different types of taste and textures. From decadent Otoro [...]

Omega 3 in Fishes

What is Omega 3 ? Omega-3s are essential nutrients. One of the sources of where [...]

Fresh Fish Prices On The Rise

Why are prices of selected fresh fish prices rising? Demand and supply When fish were [...]

Pulpit Rock Smoked Salmon

Why is FISK Air Flown Fresh Pulpit Rock Smoked Salmon different from what we find [...]

Salmon vs Salmon (Fjord) Trout

What’s the difference? What exactly is Salmon (Fjord) Trout? Salmon Trout is not exactly Salmon [...]

Seafood Storage at Home

Maintaining the Freshness of Seafood When it comes to keeping seafood fresh and safe to [...]

Fresh vs Frozen Salmon

What is the difference between fresh and frozen Salmon? We are often faced with an [...]

Not all Cod’s are the same

So what is the main difference when it comes to cooking? Atlantic Cod contains 2% [...]