Deba knife (originally Japanese name is Deba-hocho or Deba-bocho)is a traditional Japanese specialized kitchen knife for cutting fish (Fish dismantling). Generally, the most popular Deba knife size is about 15cm to 20cm. 180mm size Deba is our recommendation for home cooks. Remember that Deba knives have to be a proper size that does fit the fish size you going to cut, otherwise, it will be rather difficult to use.
Comprising an incredibly sharp blade that allows you to employ finesse and techniques, a Deba knife is versatile in terms of its usage ranging from cleaning and filleting large fish to breaking down seafood, poultry, and meat. The substantial weight and thickness of the knife allow it to easily cut through small and medium bones, making it an invaluable and multipurpose kitchen knife.
The modern Japanese Deba knives are available in varying sizes, befitting different classes of users, from novices to home cooks to chefs. A class apart, these single beveled knives cut through effortlessly and with precision, making your lives and kitchen chores easier than ever before!