Buying Ono (Wahoo) online: Know What to Look for
Historically abundant in the waters off the island of Oahu, after which it was named,the Fijian Wahoo or Ono (meaning: sweet and very good to eat) as it is called locally referred to is a very popular Pacific fish. Family to the King Mackerel, they are caught with the use of trollers in the Hawaiian waters. With firm, white flesh, fresh Fijian Ono Wahoo can be baked, broiled, fried, grilled or sauteed to perfection. At Anderson Seafood the freshest Fijian Ono Wahoo is delivered directly through your front door, to your kitchen table.
Each Fresh and Frozen (Fin-fish item) comes in standard packs containing 2 pieces of either 6 or 8 ounce portions.
Buying Fresh Seafood Online from Anderson Seafoods has never been so easy, or tasted so good!
Fresh Fijian Ono Wahoo Poached in Coconut milk
To prepare you need:
- 1 stalk lemongrass, finely chopped
- 1 red chilli pepper sliced lengthways
- ½ onion thinly sliced
- 1 can crushed tomatoes
- 2 - 3 tablespoons lemon juice
- 2 tablespoons fish sauce
- 1 teaspoon sugar
- ¼ cup chopped basil leaves
- 1 can coconut milk
- 4 fresh Fijian Ono Wahoo fillets
Heat a large pan to about 60 degrees F. Add lemongrass, and chilli pepper to ¼ cup coconut milk, then fry for 2 - 3 minutes until liquid evaporates and lemongrass becomes tender. Next stir in the remaining coconut milk, tomatoes, basil, onion, sugar, fish sauce and lemon juice, and simmer for 5 minutes. Place fresh Fijian Ono Wahoo fillets in pan and cook for 2 ½ minutes on each side. Season with salt and pepper. This dish can be served with some rice and sauteed spinach. Enjoy.