Elephant Fish Fillets Skin Off Bone Out 500g/Fresh

$15.50
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ELE SKBfsh
per 0.5 kg

Elephant Fish have firm white flesh with a low oil content.  It is also known as Silver Trumpeter.  The fillets are perfect for pan frying or baking in the oven.

Elephant Fish also known as Silver Trumpeter are a close relation to the shark family. They are mainly found on the east coast of the South Island to depths of 200 metres.  

The white flesh is firm and has a low oil content and is similar to that of groper (hapuku).

PreparationThe fillets are perfect for pan frying or baking in the oven but would suit most cooking methods.  Like shark the fillets may need a soak in fresh water to remove any potential slight ammonia taste.

Availability: Please enquire as to availability at this time or check our "Fresh Fish - Available Today" Tab

Shelf life: Best consumed on arrival or within 3 days from receiving product.

Fish for your health: White fleshed fish is traditionally high in protein and low in fat. Fish provide an excellent source of Omega 3, an essential fatty acid which helps in lowering blood cholesterol and maintaining a healthy circulatory system.

Suggested wines: Cabernet Sauvignon

 

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