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Fugu | how to prepare the deadly pufferfish as shown by “Uosei” chef Rikizo Okamoto | Tokyo

The poisonous pufferfish Fugu is a delicacy in Japan. The poison in Fugu is Tetrodotoxin, which is 1000 times more potent than cyanide and there is no antidote.

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To sell and buy this fish, you need a license. Rikizo Okamoto, owner of the Fugu restaurant “Uosei” in Tokio, is looking for Tora-Fugu (Tiger pufferfish), a toxic wild Fugu, as fresh as possible. Proper preparation is critical. The skin and the entrails are poisonous and they must not contaminate the non-toxical meat on the muscles.

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