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Hamokiri Type Japanese Kitchen Knife Definition

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Hamokiri ( 鱧切)
- Also Honekiri. The heavy knife for slicing up pike conger fillet, the slicing process itself is called Hamo No Honekiri. Hamo(pike conger) has a lot of small bones, so removal is not really an option. Instead incisions are made every 1.25mm, or less, to cut bones into small pieces, thus softening up the flesh.


  • Typically a Single Grind knife.
  • Common Blade Length - 270-330mm(10.63-12.99")
  • Blade Length Range - 240-360mm(9.45-14.17")

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