Buying Opah (Moonfish) online: Know What to Look for
Fijian Opah is commonly known as Moonfish. Its upper body has a grey like color which slows changes towards its belly where a red like color with tiny white spots. The opah’s large eyes are gold in color.
Due to the Opah’s large profile, there are three areas where its meat can be taken. Its attractive orange like color meat comes from the back of its neck along the back bone. Its meat towards the belly area is pink in color and the meazt of the fish’s cheeks has a sharp red color. All of the Opah’s meat turns white when it is cooked. The meat is firm in texture and is very rich.
Opah can be prepared in various methods such as sautéed, baked, steamed, broil, smoked and even as raw sashimi.
Its meat is one of the most preferred due to the fact that is in rich in oil and therefore makes it very flexible in preparing. Opah’s meat is also accompanied by nutritional benefits such as it is a rich source of protein, Vitamin B6 and B12, selenium, niacin and phosphorus.
Fresh chopped mint leaves, fresh chopped basil leaves, salt, pepper, mustard and a touch of soy sauce will definitely bring out one of the best flavors of Opah over low to medium heat.
Each Fresh and Frozen (Fin-fish item) comes in standard packs containing 2 pieces of either 6 or 8 ounce portions.
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