Milkfish 7/900g



Milkfish, also called Bangus in the Philippines, is found in the warm parts of the Indian and Pacific Oceans. Its firm texture and mild sweet taste make it great for grilling, frying or even steamed. Essential to the cuisine of Southeast Asia and the Pacific Islands, including Hawaii, in the recent years this exotic fish has become more and more popular around the world. Milkfish is often referred as the national fish of the Philippines.

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SKU: 1028 Categories: ,
Common Name Milkfish
Species Chanidae
Net Weight (Drained) 800g
Fresh/Frozen Frozen
Country of Origin Indonesia
Catch Method Farmed

This type of fish is great source of high-quality protein, perfect choice for people who are looking for a nutritious meal. Rich in vitamins, Omega-3 fatty acids and Glutamic amino acid, Milkfish can help lower cholesterol and blood pressure levels and help strengthen the nervous system.

A popular cooking method in the Philippines is Daing na Bangus. The fish is butterflied, cutting from the top, leaving the belly intact. It is then deboned (or not), marinated in vinegar garlic and herbs and fried. It is often served for breakfast! Try serving with a dry Riesling. With its sweet, citrusy flavour it pairs well with this fish whichever way it is cooked. please note these are single fish.

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