Orange Roughy, Skin off Bone Out Fillets
Orange Roughy works for most cooking methods, Steamed, Baked, grilled or poached in your favourite sauce. This fish is very high in omega 3 and protein.
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Named after its distictive colour, its has a reddish body and blue-tinged belly, but it then turns orange after being caught. They have a deep body with clearly visible ridges and a massive head.
Preparation: Orange Roughy has a delicate flavour, with firm, pure white flesh. Their pearly white fillets are considered a delicacy around the world. The skin and the wax layer directly under the skin is also rich in oil. Orange Roughy is suitable for all cooking methods, but should be savoured as a premium fillet and cooked in an appropriate fashion.
Availability: Available year round.
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. 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 a herbacious variety.
Fish Fact: Famous for its quality, Orange Roughy is a cornerstone of the New Zealand fishing industry. There is strong evidence that suggests that Orange Roughy may live as long as 130 years.
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