In this article we’ll put the spotlight on the Kai USA AB5071 Pure Komachi 2 Nakiri Knife.
It’s been popular on the market ever since it was launched and so we decided to take a closer look at it for you. Here we go:
- Razor sharp
- Excellent grip
- Good-looking design
The best feature of this Kai USA Pure Komachi 2 Nakiri Knife is its color-coded prongs. Each prong is a different color and matches the blade, so it's easy for anyone to know which part of the blade to use for which knife cut.
The chef's choice is a nakiri for the nakiri cut. The nakiri is a cutting knife used to trim vegetables, and like everything Kai USA makes, it's razor sharp and made of the finest available high-carbon stainless steel.
The blade is made of a super-sharp 16 Degree cutting edge and has an air-hardened, non-stick coating that prevents cross-contamination in the kitchen. It has a 360 degree tip that provides an extra sharp edge and a blade that can be easily honed.
The Kai USA color-matched handles are made of lightweight, Zytel and ergonomically designed to lessen fatigue, but they are still strong enough to endure the stress of daily use.
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