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Smelt Roe

Small orange eggs harvested from capelin fish, a type of smelt, and is a common ingredient in sushi.

Similar in size to flying fish eggs (tombiko) but not as crunchy in texture, the eggs of smelt are sometimes substituted for tobiko at less expensive sushi restaurants. Smelt roe (masago) are low in calories and packed with Omega 3 acids

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