Spicy mentaiko cod roe (no artificial coloring)


Sold By: Sugarlady

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Fully matured cod roe, steeped slowly in seasonings and chili pepper.

Simply defrost in the refrigerator to use.

Product totals 100g (1 section).

Keep frozen.

Sold by Sugarlady, leading purveyor of natural and additive-free foods in Japan

About the product

This mentaiko is made with natural walleye pollock eggs that have been soaked thoroughly in seasoned liquid so as to draw out their umami and eliminate any undesirable flavors.

Sugarlady’s seafood is acquired in season and processed right away, ensuring that you always receive the highest possible freshness and flavor. In addition, because this item comes frozen, it is easy to have plenty of it on hand at any time without worrying about it spoiling. Sugarlady’s seafood and other frozen products allow you to cook meals from all sorts of real, nutritious ingredients whenever you desire, even on the busiest of days!

Additives used in other commercially available mentaiko include nitrous acid Na, glutamic acid Na, sorbitol, and synthetic food coloring.

How to prepare

Defrost in the refrigerator.Once it has defrosted, the mentaiko can be used as-is to garnish warm rice. It is also delicious lightly pan-fried. Mentaiko can be eaten with onigiri, ochazuke, aemono, pasta, and other foods. Use the mentaiko as soon as possible once it has been defrosted.Onigiri are rice balls, often eaten for a quick meal on the go or as a snack. Ochazuke is rice with tea or broth poured on top, garnished with chirimen or other toppings. Aemono refers to seafood or vegetables in sauce.Mentaiko can often be found in surprising places. One very popular non-traditional use of mentaiko is as a component of a type of buttery spaghetti sauce!

Ingredients & Nutrition

This product contains walleye pollock ovary (Russia), table salt, sugar, chili pepper, kombu seaweed, yuzu, Western liquor (vodka)..

Volume: 100g (1 section)
Calories: 100g 126kcal
Protein: 21g
Fat: 3g
Carbohydrates: 3g
Sodium: 2g
Salt Equivalent: 5.6g


This product does not contain common allergens.

Other Information

The recommended shelf life for this product is 12 months.

Origin of ingredients

Origin of ingredients: walleye pollock eggs (Russia). Prepared and packaged in Japan.

Specialty: Additive Free, Gluten-free, Non-GMO

Additional information


Additive Free, Gluten-free, Non-GMO

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