Gurnard Fillets Skin Off Bone Out 500g/Fresh
Gurnard has a medium textured to firm fillet with a succulent sweet flavour and a low oil content. The fillets will hold their shape and whiten upon cooking and are suitable for many cooking methods.
Red or Spotted Gurnard are the most common variety of Gurnard found in New Zealand. They are widespread, and usually found on sandy shell seabeds at depths of 150-200 metres.
Availability: Available year round.
Preparation: Gurnard is suitable for frying, poaching, steaming, baking, searing on the bbq and can be used as Sashimi for eating raw.
Shelf life: Best consumed on arrival or within 2 days from receiving product.
Fish for your health: White fleshed fish is traditionally high in protein and low in fat. However, all 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: A fruity Chardonnay, will add an element of citrus and round out the flavour nicely. A medium-bodied Sauvignon Blanc will enhance the fish like a wedge of lemon and can offer good complementary flavours if you go with wines that have a hint of citrus and orchard fruit.
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