Simmered “Kinme-Dai” Alfonsino In Soy Sauce
“Kinme-Dai” a deepwater fish of the family Berycidae.
“Kinme-Dai” is written “金目鯛” literally “golden eye red sea bream”. Although it is named “Tai 鯛 (seabrem)”, it is not a family of Pagrus major.
In Japan “Tai 鯛 (seabrem)” is an auspic fish, so there are many fishes called “xxx -Tai” or “xxx -Dai” on the coattails of Tai 鯛‘s popularity. “Kinme-Dai” is one of them typically.
However, “Kinme-Dai” does not remain the record that had been eaten during the Edo Period.
is an Alfonsino, which is a deepwater fish of the family Berycidae. 金目鯛（きんめだい） literally “golden eye red sea bream”