Albacore Tuna NZ Loin/Frozen

Fresh NZ line caught Albacore Tuna loins are skin on & belly on and blast frozen allowing you to decide how to prepare.  It is suitable for many preparations on and off the grill, in the oven and even as sashimi.


Price is per kg and our frozen skin on loins are 2kg - 4kg each.


Shipping Time: Next Day

Availability: In stock

$29.90
per 1 kg

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Buy premium fresh Albacore Tuna at Gourmet Seafood.

Albacore flesh is softer than other Tuna. It has a steak-like texture and large moist flakes; medium oil content 

Albacore has a pink to white flesh and is used in cooking and raw fish dishes. Larger fish have a pinker flesh colouration and greater fat content. Solander Albacore are generally larger fish averaging around 18kg per fish.

Tunas have firm, thick fillets and make succulent meat substitutes. Cutlets and steaks can be cooked by grilling, barbecuing, baking, smoking, poaching or marinating. Grilled or barbecued, tunas are best seared and left rare centrally. Highlight with intense flavours such as charred capsicum, eggplant, balsamic vinegar and olive oil dressings on a bed of bitter greens and aioli, roasted garlic, and Japanese wasabi, soy and pickled ginger. Alternatively, prepare a baked dinner of tuna, with a herbed crust to seal in the flavour and prevent it drying out.

Preparation: Albacore  is ideal for sashimi or sushi and other raw fish dishes. See our range of Tuna recipes on our Recipes page. Albacore is often smoked. It also grills well. Can also be used for sashimi, poaching, marinated steaks etc. Care must be taken to avoid over cooking.

Availability: Available frozen year round while stocks last.  Fresh Albacore available March to August approximately.

Eat tuna for your health: Tuna is an excellent source of Omega 3 (approx 0.5g per 100g) which helps in lowering blood cholesterol and maintaining a healthy circulatory system. Tuna is also a good source of vitamin B3 used for the nervous and digestive systems, the skin and the manufacture of hormones.

Suggested wines: Tuna flavours are definite, and well accompanied by medium to full-flavoured white styles and some reds.
A herbaceous semillon or vegetative sauvignon blanc will be pleasant with sashimi or grilled tuna.

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Price $29.90
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