Meuchi Type Japanese Kitchen Knife Definition

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Meuchi ( 目打ち)
- Not sure why, but it still qualifies as a knife, although looks like a railroad spike. Assistant knife when filleting the eel with Unagisaki. Cook drives it through the head of the eel to pin it and then proceeds with Unagisaki for actual filleting. Comes in plain stiletto shape and T shape.


  • Typically a Single Grind knife.
  • Common Blade Length - 150mm(5.91")

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