Rockfish Fillets

Sebastes sp.

Characteristics

  • Cut from a variety of fresh BC rockfish
  • Fillets are Skin off, Pin Bone In
  • The lean meat has a delicate, nutty, sweet flavor
  • Snapper is the most widely used local finfish
  • Fillets are approximately 3 to 7 ounces each

Handling & Storage

  • Keep product well iced, between 1º to 4°C in the cooler
  • Allow water to drain, avoid direct contact with water
  • Minimum shelf life is 3 days from delivery

Seasonal Availability

Available Fresh Year Round - Landings are highest during the summer

Flavour/Texture Profile

Cooking Tips

  • Snapper is great for pan-frying, baking, poaching, and steaming

Recipe Red Snapper with Cilantro, Garlic and Lime