Kuruma shrimp is a branded shrimp which ranks alongside regular lobsters or spiny lobsters. Its greatest characteristic, besides its size, is its taste. The rich and tender taste has a tastiness with a different dimension of tastiness which you cannot experience at all with ordinary shrimp.
Kamiamakusa was the first place in Japan where these kuruma shrimp were successfully farmed! Please experience this taste in their producing area where you can enjoy wonderful kuruma shrimp in a fresh state all year round!
You can eat a variety of kuruma shrimp dishes which make the most of their freshness in Kamiamakusa. If you eat it as magnificent tempura donburi (tempura served over rice) or fine grilled food, the thick texture and juicy flavor unique to kuruma shrimp will spread out in your mouth. You will become addicted to the resulting happiness.
We hope that you try eating live kuruma shrimp while it is still moving with the maximum level of freshness! Eating live squid while it is still moving is famous. However, you can strongly feel the firmness of the body and the unique sweetness because it is large kuruma shrimp. This is truly a way of eating shrimp which will greatly exceed (NANAME-UE) your expectations. Eating kuruma shrimp live while it is still moving is recommended by the locals in Kamiamakusa, so please try it in the city!
You can also send kuruma shrimp as a gift with its freshness preserved. Those who have eaten kuruma shrimp in Kamiamakusa often want to eat it again or want to let others know about its tastiness. Accordingly, we are striving to keep it fresh as a gift to meet such needs. Please contact the Kamiamakusa City Tourism Section if you are interested. Kuruma shrimp is also popular as a thank-you gift in the furusato-nozei (hometown tax) system.
|Shop or Facility Name||Kamiamakusa City Tourism Section / Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries Brand Promotion Council for Kamiamakusa in Kumamoto Prefecture|
|Address||1514 Kami, Oyano-machi, Kamiamakusa|
|Tel||0964-26-5512 / 0964-26-5532|
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