Tilapia - Fresh, Wild, USA, Whole, Cleaned (2lb avg)
Tilapia is one of the most popular fish served in restaurants. It has a sweet, mild taste with lean flesh and a slightly firm, white and flaky in texture. Wild Tilapia often has a distinct flavor offered by its natural environment. For example, Tilapia caught in a grassy pond will have a more herbaceous flavor. If you like Halibut and Haddock, this fish is very similar in flavor and texture.
Region & Fishery
Also known as St. Peter’s Fish, Tilapia was one of the three main types of fish caught in Biblical times from the Sea of Galilee.
Tilapia is mild flavored and absorbs flavors easily, so subtle spices and sauces work best when pan frying, broiling, baking or braising these fillets.
Tilapia is a powerhouse of nutrition, including Omega-3 Fatty Acids, Niacin, Potassium, Vitamin D, Potassium and Calcium.
FFM Seafood Cooking Methods - Bake/Broil
FFM Seafood Cooking Methods - En Papillote
FFM Seafood Cooking Methods - Pan Roasting
FFM Seafood Cooking Methods - Poaching
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Info Source U.S. Food and Drug Administration