BC Albacore Tuna Loins

Thunnus alalulunga

Characteristics

  • Troll caught in B.C.
  • An Oceanwise choice
  • Loins produced in Frozen state from FAS product
  • Loins are vacuum packed – Single Frozen
  • Range from 1 – 2.5 lb. each
  • Sashimi quality
  • Pale pinkish - white flesh
  • Very low in mercury, high in Omega 3’s
  • Excellent for steaking and portioning

Handling & Storage

  • Keep frozen in coldest part of freezer

Seasonal Availability

Available Fresh All Year Round. Catch season is from June - October.

Flavour/Texture Profile

Texture: Firm
Flavour: Mild flavour

Cooking Tips

  • Can be eaten raw
  • Best seared and served rare
  • Can be broiled, grilled, pan fried, poached
  • Do not overcook – will become dry!

Recipe Seared Albacore Tuna with Fennel Seeds & Caper Brown Butter