Perch - Ocean Red, Fresh, Wild, USA, Whole (1.25lb avg)
Not a true Perch, but a member of the Rockfish family, the Ocean Perch is noted for its beautiful pink-red skin that is edible, thanks to its high oil content. The meat is white and moist, with a delicate, slightly sweet flavor like Snapper and Orange Roughy.
Region & Fishery
Ocean Perch grow slowly and do not reproduce until relatively late in life.
Bake, fry, poach, sauté or steam Ocean Perch with moderately assertive spices, herbs and sauces. The firm texture of the Perch also makes it a great fish for soups, chowders and stews.
Ocean Perch is low in saturated fat and rich in protein, Phosphorus, Vitamin B-12 and Selenium.
FFM Seafood Cooking Methods - Bake/Broil
FFM Seafood Cooking Methods - Poaching
|Amount||Percent Daily Value|
|Total Carbohydrate (g)||0||0%|
|Percent Daily Value|
Info Source U.S. Food and Drug Administration