These Japanese kitchen knives all have stainless steel design and excellent balance. If you want to buy a good and durable knife, these five will provide you five nice choices. These five products feature tough material blade, perfect balanced handle. They are very sharp and suitable for disjointing large cuts. Welcome to have a look.
1. Shun Premier Chef’s Knife
This all-purpose chef’s knife by Shun Premier comes in handy for a variety of food-prepping tasks. In addition, the knife features a large 8-inch blade with a slight curve that facilitates smooth rocking back and forth when cutting, and its large surface area allows for scooping and transporting ingredients from the cutting board.
2. Kotobuki Teruhisa Nakiri Japanese Kitchen Knife
This particular knife has a santoku shape. Santoku shaped knives have a flatter cutting edge than a traditional western chef’s knife, with very little upward curve at the tip. Therefore, this knife excels at tasks that require a single downward cut rather than a rocking motion, making it a good choice for prep work such as slicing, dicing and mincing.
3. Shun Classic Chef’s Knife
The knife is simply stunning to look at—much like antique Damascus knife but without their tendency to rust. The large 8-inch blade of this Shun chef’s knife makes it ideal for versatile slicing, chopping, dicing, and more. Like many Asian-style knives, the knife’s handle is especially suited to smaller users. Plus, the product dimensions are 15*5*3 inches.
4. Shun Edo BB1503 8-1/2-Inch Chef’s Knife
Its precision forged from one solid piece of VG10 “Super Steel” and “zero-balanced” allowing knives to do all the work. And the hammered “tsuchime” finish creates air pockets for natural food-release, reducing knife drag. What’s more, each knife is sharpened by hand to an extreme 16-degree cutting edge, making them among the sharpest available.
5. Ramblewood Classic 8 Inch Damascus Chef Knife Japanese VG-10 Steel
This 8-inch professional chef knife is designed for mincing and chopping vegetables, slicing meat, and disjointing large cuts. The premium grade VG steel core offers extreme sharpness with excellent edge retention. In addition, the Micarta handle is designed with excellent weight balance. What’s more, the product dimensions are 14.8*1.6*3.9 inches.