What Is Kabocha Squash? 5 Ways to Bake, Cook, and Roast Kabocha Squash

Written by MasterClass

Last updated: Aug 26, 2021 • 6 min read

Kabocha squash is a staple at any Japanese restaurant. This bright orange fruit is often served battered and fried in vegetable tempura. It can easily be mistaken for sweet potato due to its color, velvety texture, and buttery flavor.