Mackerel - King, Fresh, Wild, USA, Whole (8lb avg)

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  • Mackerel - King, Fresh, Wild, USA, Whole (8lb avg)

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    $97.76 / fish
    Total: $97.76

Description

The largest of the family, King Mackerel is dark-blue or blue-green with orange or yellowish spots on the side. Its dark flesh is a bit firmer and meatier than the Boston or Spanish Mackerel, and it well suited to lovers of fresh Herring and Sardines – rich, full-bodied and extremely distinctive.

Species

Scomberomorus cavalla

Country

USA

Raised

Wild

Taste & Texture

  • Rich
  • Medium

Cooking Methods

Nutritional Facts

Calories208
Protein (g)40
Omega 3 (mg)653
Total Fat (g)4
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Region & Fishery

Fun Fact

The dark wavy stripes on the upper part of the Mackerel are used as “schooling marks.” By looking at the vertical lines on the neighboring fish, each fish in the group can align itself with the rest of the school and adjust its swimming speed.

Product Preparation

King Mackerel is very high in fat content, so we suggest grilling or smoking it for an excellent dish. Also bake or broil it, with bold seasonings, herbs and aromatics to stand up to its assertive flavor.

Product Nutrition

King Mackerel reigns as one of the richest sources of heart-healthy Omega-3 fatty acids. It is also high in protein, Selenium, Phosphorus, and Vitamin B12.

FFM Seafood Cooking Methods - Bake/Broil

FFM Seafood Cooking Methods - Grilling

Nutrition Facts

AmountPercent Daily Value
Cholesterol (mg)105 35%
Sodium (mg)313 13%
Potassium (mg)861 25%
Total Carbohydrate (g)0 0%
Percent Daily Value
Vitamin A29%
Vitamin C5%
Calcium6%
Iron20%

Info Source Self.com