Botan nabe

stew made of boar meat

Botan nabe (ぼたん鍋, wild boar stew) is a Japanese dish made with meat from wild boars. The name comes from the appearance of the meat as it is arranged before cooking. It looks like the flower "Botan (牡丹)" (English: peony). Another name for this food is Inoshishi-nabe (猪鍋). [1]

Botan nabe


It has a lot of ingredients: boar meat, vegetables, root vegetables, mushrooms, konyaku, fu, and tofu.


  1. Hyogo Tourism Guide, "Botan-Nabe"; retrieved 2012-6-13.

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