Trails to Tsukiji

Shijimi

Season 1, Episode 12 of 52

Shijimi: this tiny, coin-sized clam is beloved in Japan. Not only is it packed with nutrients like amino acids, it has a rich umami flavor and is a perfect match in miso soup. This time, we visit Lake Shinji, famous for its shijimi catch, and discover how these clams are dug, sorted with a surprising sound-based method, and used in a variety of delicious dishes. Come with us as we crack open the secrets of shijimi.

Previously Aired

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Time
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7/18/2018
3:30 p.m.
7/19/2018
1:30 a.m.
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