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Beet-cured salmon belly on the menu at recently opened Outlier in Seattle.

Fish belly makes the leap from sushi

Rich and prized ingredient finds its way into crudos, tacos, sauces and more

Rich, fatty tuna belly, or toro, is considered the ultimate sushi ingredient, and has long been a staple on sushi restaurant menus. Now, this delicate and flavorful cut of fish is catching on with non-sushi chefs who are serving it as crudo, in tacos, in sauces and more.

According to Datassential Menu Trends, fish belly, which includes varieties like salmon belly, tuna belly, yellowfin belly, albacore belly and hamachi belly, appears on 1 percent of all restaurant menus, with 5-percen

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