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Threadfin Bream
Threadfin bream have an elongated body with pink silvery scales. They average around 25cm long. Threadfin bream is a low priced fish available all year. It is mostly caught off Western Australia.

Note about amines: Fresh seafood has low amine levels, but when older than two days the amine content rises to moderate, and any fish that has been frozen has high levels.
Category: Seafood - Finfish
In Season: all year
To Buy:
Available whole and as fillets.Look for fish with firm and lustrous skin or scales, flesh that springs back when touched, bright red gills and undamaged bodies, with a pleasant, fresh sea smell.
To Store:
Clean, scale and gut whole fish. For fillets and prepared fish, store on a plate covered with a plastic bag or store in an airtight container for 2-3 days in the refrigerator.
Tips & Tricks:
Leave the skin on when cooking fillets. It's edible and good to eat.
Cooking Tips:
Threadfin bream has fine-textured flesh and a sweet, delicate flavour. The best methods of cookery for whole fish are steaming, baking or barbecuing - wrapped in foil or banana leaves.

Nutrition per Per serve:

Weight (grams):
160
Carbohydrates, g:
0.0
Fat (g):
8.1
Monosaturated Fat , g:
2.7
Vitamin B2:
Potassium:
Phosphorus:
Amines:
Low
Glutamates:
n/a
Energy (kJ):
823
Protein (g):
31.0
Saturated Fat, g :
2.8
Vitamin B1:
Niacin (B3):
Magnesium:
Sodium:
Salicylates:
Safe/negligible amount

Benefits the Following Health Conditions:*

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* This information is sourced by a qualified naturopath. It is non prescriptive and not intended as a cure for the condition. Recommended intake is not provided. It is no substitute for the advice and treatment of a professional practitioner.

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