Ling Cod Fillet

Ophiodon elongates

Characteristics

  • Lingcod is not really cod, but a member of the Greenling family
  • Its white, moist, lean meat is considered excellent for fish and chips or as the centre of the plate
  • Skinless, boneless fillets are generally “v” cut to remove the pin bones
  • Some fillets may have a greenish tinge to the flesh, this is regarded as especially sweet meat, and cooks up white

Handling & Storage

  • Keep product well iced and store in cooler between 1º to 4º C, allow water to drain
  • Minimum shelf life is 3 days from delivery

Seasonal Availability

Available Fresh April - December

Flavour/Texture Profile

Cooking Tips

  • Very moist and lean fish
  • Especially good “en papillotte”, sautéed, fried or steamed

Recipe Miso-glazed Ling Cod on Sunflower Sprouts