Pickled ginger, also called gari in Japanese, is a type of Japanese pickled vegetable. It is made from sweet, thinly sliced ginger that has been marinated in a solution of vinegar. Our premium pickled ginger is all natural, fat free, sugar free, no MSG added and non-GMO.
Pickled ginger, sometimes called sushi ginger, is usually served together with sushi or sashimi and eaten between different kinds of sushi. A bite of ginger between the different pieces of sushi allows you to clean your taste buds and distinguish and enhance the distinct flavors of each type of sushi.
Most people prefer to eat pickled ginger in the traditional way, alone and in between eating different pieces of sushi to cleanse the palate. Many people also like to eat their pickled ginger as a toping on their sushi to add extra flavor. Alternatively, Ginger may be eaten before or after the sushi meal.
Pickled ginger is a delicious and long-lasting pickled vegetable. When traditionally prepared, pickled ginger typically has a pale yellow to slightly pink hue from the pickling process. Very young ginger will develop the slight pink tint naturally from the pink tips of fresh young ginger.
Pickled ginger is a lot more than just a sushi side dish. Add pickled ginger to your cucumber salad, grilled fish, and baked meats. The pickling process reduces the strength and intensity of the ginger, lending a fresh taste to all dished you flavor with pickled ginger. It’s the ultimate condiment.