Automatic Knife Release Form

You must read and fill out this form before Kai USA, Ltd. can sell to you, or ship to you, any Automatic or Butterfly Knives. By electronically signing this online form, you confirm that you are in compliance with the federal statutes shown below as well as any applicable state and local regulation.

By placing an order or receiving a product service (such as warranty repair service) from us, you agree that you meet any or all of the following criteria:

APPLICABLE FEDERAL STATUTES

18 U.S.C. § 1716 (G) (2) (1-4) provides, in summary:

Switchblade (automatic) knives can be shipped to civilian and armed forces supply or procurement officers and employees of the federal government ordering or procuring or purchasing such knives in connection with activities of the Federal government; to supply or procurement officers in the National Guard, the Air National Guard or militia of the state or territory of the District of Columbia ordering, procuring or purchasing such knives in connections with the activities of such organizations; to supply or procurement officers or employees of the municipal government of the District of Columbia or the government of any state or territory of any county, city or other political subdivision of a state or territory ordering, procuring or purchasing such knives in connection with the activities of such government.

15 U.S.C. § 1244 provides, in summary:

Knives can be shipped by common carrier; that sale, transportation or distribution, possession or introduction into interstate commerce of switchblade knives is authorized if it is pursuant to a contract with the armed forces; or, any member or employee thereof acting in the performance of his or her duty may possess switchblade knives and may have them shipped to him and sold to him or her. The possession and transportation upon his or her person of a switchblade knife or a blade 3 inches or less is authorized to any handicapped individual who has the use of only one arm.

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Recipes

We’re sharing some of the mouth-wateringly delicious recipes created by our friends and partners using their sharp, beautiful Shun and Kai Housewares kitchen knives. Try them out and let us know on social how the recipes turned out.


Whole Broccoli Slaw with Raisins, Feta, Pisatachios, and Herbs

By Sara Tane

Whole Broccoli Slaw with Golden Raisins, Feta, Toasted Pistachios, and HerbsWhole Broccoli Slaw with Golden Raisins, Feta, Toasted Pistachios, and Herbs

Crispy Beer Battered Shrimp Tacos

By Sara Tane

Close up of beer battered shrimp, covered in crema, sitting on a grilled tortilla.Close up of beer battered shrimp, covered in crema, sitting on a grilled tortilla.

Mediterranean Shrimp Kebabs with Salsa Verde

By Steven Raichlen

Platter of kebabsPlatter of kebabs

Hamachi Ponzu Chili

By Jet Tila

Sliced hamachi on a plate with sliced chilis and ponzu sauceSliced hamachi on a plate with sliced chilis and ponzu sauce

Chili Crisp Chicken Stir Fry

By Jet Tila

Chili Crisp Chicken Stir fry in a bowlChili Crisp Chicken Stir fry in a bowl

Coconut Chicken Soup

By Jet Tila

Coconut chicken soup in a pot on the stoveCoconut chicken soup in a pot on the stove

Blood Orange Salad with Olives

By Amanda Hesser

Sliced oranges and clementines on a plateSliced oranges and clementines on a plate

Flank Steak
with Green Sauce

By Amanda Hesser

Sliced flank steak on platter with green sauce in a bowlSliced flank steak on platter with green sauce in a bowl

Spiced Lamb Crown Roast with Turmeric Rice Stuffing

By The feedfeed

Crown roast with riceCrown roast with rice

Roasted Chicken
with Pan Gravy

By Andrew Zimmern

Roasted Chicken with gravy and vegetablesRoasted Chicken with gravy and vegetables

Sweet & Sour Pepper Relish for a Charcuterie Board

By Andrew Zimmern

Charceuterie boardCharceuterie board

Apple Galette

By Andrew Zimmern

Apple galette on a plateApple galette on a plate

Buttermilk Fried Chicken

By Andrew Zimmern

Fried Chicken on a plateFried Chicken on a plate

Beef Tartare

By Andrew Zimmern

Beef Tartare on a plateBeef Tartare on a plate

Steakhouse Chopped Salad with Green Goddess Dressing

By Andrew Zimmern

Chopped Salad in a bowl with dressingChopped Salad in a bowl with dressing

Vietnamese Sweet Potato and Shrimp Fritters

By Andrew Zimmern

Summe Vegetable Tian on a plateSumme Vegetable Tian on a plate

Summer Vegetable Tian

By Andrew Zimmern

Summe Vegetable Tian on a plateSumme Vegetable Tian on a plate

Shrimp Summer Rolls

By Andrew Zimmern

Platter of kebabsPlatter of kebabs

BBQ Brisket Sandwich with Spicy Slaw

By The feedfeed

BBQ Brisket Sandwich with Spicy SlawBBQ Brisket Sandwich with Spicy Slaw

Videos

Chili Crisp Chicken Stir Fry

By Jet Tila

Chicken Chili Stir Fry in a bowl

Coconut Chicken Soup (Tom Kha Gai)

By Jet Tila

Coconut Chicken Soup (Tom Kha Gai) in a pot on the stove

Hamachi Ponzu Chili

By Jet Tila

Hamachi Sashimi in sauce on a plate with sliced peppers on top

Roasted Chicken with Pan Gravy

By Andrew Zimmern

Roasted Chicken sliced up on a plate with roasted vegetables on the side

Sweet & Sour Pepper Relish
for a Charcuterie Board

By Andrew Zimmern

Charcuterie Board with meats, cheeses, fruits and Sweet & Sour Pepper Relish

Apple Galette

By Andrew Zimmern

Apple Galette served on a plate

Buttermilk Fried Chicken

By Andrew Zimmern

Chef Andrew Zimmern removing fried chicken pieces from hot oil

Beef Tartare

By Andrew Zimmern

Chef Andrew Zimmern slicing raw beef

Steakhouse Chopped Salad with Green Goddess Dressing

By Andrew Zimmern

Chef Andrew Zimmern slicing an onion for salad

Vietnamese Sweet Potato and Shrimp Fritters

By Andrew Zimmern

Chef Andrew Zimmern with Vietnamese Sweet Potato and Shrimp Fritters on plates

Summer Vegetable Tian

By Andrew Zimmern

Chef Andrew Zimmern holding Vegetable Tian on a plate

Shrimp Summer Rolls

By Andrew Zimmern

Chef Andrew Zimmern making Shrimp Summer Rolls

Grilled Artichoke Hearts

By Steven Raichlen

Grilled artichoke hearts on a plate

Grilled Vegetable Frittata

By Steven Raichlen

Vegetable Frittata wedge on a plate