Chinese Pomfret (斗鲳)
Country of Origin: Indonesia
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Chinese Pomfret (斗鲳) is highly prized for its sweet flesh and succulent texture. It is specially regarded by the Teochew as the most premium fish.
* The weight range is before any descaling, de-gutting and cleaning of fish.
In Singapore, the Chinese Pomfret (斗鲳) is preferred over the Silver Pomfret (白鲳). It is said that its fresh is a bit more flavorful. It is wild caught from the Surabaya (泗水) region, which is known to have the best quality and sweetest Chinese Pomfret.
Health Benefits: Chinese Pomfret is rich in protein and has a tremendous amount of Omega-3 fatty acids.
Texture and Taste: Sweet flesh and succulent texture.
Cooking Methods: It is recommended and popular for Cantonese Style Steamed or Simple Chinese Steamed to retain most of its freshness.
Fun Facts: The way to pick a good pomfret, aside from the usual firmness of the fish and the color of the gills is to give the gill covers behind the eye a little squeeze. The good ones will usually give you a bit of pastel orange fluid coming out behind the gill covers.