A Taste of Hokkaido with Halal Genghis Khan
Hokkaido is known for its unique and delicious local cuisine, and one dish that stands out is Genghis Khan, called Jingishkan in Japanese, which refers to a grilled lamb dish named after the legendary Mongolian leader, Genghis Khan. It’s a local custom to pair Genghis Khan with beer, and most Genghis Khan restaurants in Hokkaido offer this combination.
But what if you’re a Muslim visitor to Japan, and finding halal food is a challenge?
That’s where “Taisetsuji Beer” restaurant comes in.
Halal Genghis Khan at Taisetsuji Beer, Asahikawa
Located in Asahikawa City, Taisetsuji Beer is a restaurant that specializes in halal Genghis Khan. This means that the lamb meat and seasonings used in their dishes are halal-certified, and the cooking ware used is halal-exclusive. This is great news for Muslim visitors to Japan who want to experience the local cuisine without compromising dietary restrictions.
Raw meat and vegetables will be served on your table, brought by a robot, along with a dome-shaped skillet specially designed for Genghis Khan. To cook the food, you’ll need to grill it yourself, similar to the process of eating yakiniku.
It’s not just Muslim visitors who appreciate Taisetsuji Beer’s halal Genghis Khan. Japanese customers also enjoy the high quality of the halal lamb meat used in the restaurant. And if you like your food with a bit of spice, chili powder is available upon request.
The Genghis Khan plan at Taisetsuji Beer consists of 270 grams of lamb meat, vegetables, salted rice balls, and oolong tea, all for the price of 3,900 yen.
The good news is, you can walk in! However, you will have to wait to get your seat when all the seats are fully occupied or secure your seat in advance by placing a reservation.
If you’re in Asahikawa City, visit Taisetsuji Beer and indulge in their delicious halal Genghis Khan.
About Taisetsuji Beer
- 11 Chome-1604-1 Miyashitadori, Asahikawa, Hokkaido 〒070-0030
- Opening Hours
- Lunch 11:30~13:45 Dinner 17:00~22:00
- Halal Gourmet Japan