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tobiko

Pronunciation: [toh-BEE-koh]

The bright orange-red roe of the flying fish. With its crunchy texture and mildly sweet flavor, tobiko is widely used in Hawaiian and Japanese cuisine. Wasabi tobiko is a brilliant lime green color and hot on the palate, both effects resulting from mixing tobiko with the Japanese horseradish, wasabi. Both are available in Asian markets, usually frozen.