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What is the most dangerous dish in the world?

The most dangerous dish in the world has got to be Fugu or pufferfish, a notorious specialty in Japanese restaurants usually served as sashimi and chirinabe. It is deadly because of it’s poison, tetrodotoxin, which is 1,200 times more potent than cyanide. According to statistics, around one hundred diners die each year from Fugu that is not properly prepared.

Fugu must be carefully prepared to remove toxic parts and to prevent contaminating the meat.In Japan, restaurant reparation of Fugu is strictly controlled by the law and only chefs who have qualified through rigorous training are allowed to handle and prepare the fish.


Becoming a licensed Fugu chef is a long and intensive process, culminating in the chef preparing a Fugu meal and eating it himself. The most deadly parts of Fugu include the liver, muscles, ovaries, and skin.



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