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Yellowtail Kingfish
Yellowtail kingfish has a silver and black body, a yellow stripe and yellowish fins and tail. They can weigh up to 20 kg. It's a popular sashimi fish and a good source of Omega 3 fats.
Farmed kingfish has a higher fat content than the wild kingfish. Kingfish has a medium to strong flavour. The flesh is quite firm and oily, the fillets are thick and have few large bones.Like tuna it can dry out easily so don't overcook it.
Yellowtail kingfish is also known as kingfish, hoodlum, silver king or king amberjack.

Sold whole and as fillets or cutlets. Look for fish which is firm, with a bright lustrous appearance and fresh sea smell.

Wrap whole cleaned and gutted fish or fillets in plastic wrap or put in an airtight container.

Keep up to 2 days in the refrigerator.

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: Summer
To Buy:
Sold whole and as fillets or cutlets. Look for fish which is firm, with a bright lustrous appearance and fresh sea smell.
To Store:
Wrap whole cleaned and gutted fish or fillets in plastic wrap or put in an airtight container.Keep up to 2 days in the refrigerator.
Tips & Tricks:
Cooking Tips:
Marinate before baking or BBQing in foil. As it holds its shape well it can also be used in kebabs.

Nutrition per Per serve:

Energy (kJ):
687
Protein (g):
32.5
Saturated Fat, g :
1.3
Vitamin B2:
Potassium:
Phosphorus:
Salicylates:
Safe/negligible amount
Carbohydrates, g:
0.0
Fat (g):
3.6
Monosaturated Fat , g:
1.1
Niacin (B3):
Magnesium:
Amines:
Low
Glutamates:
n/a

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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