Healthy Food Database
Of the many varieties of whiting in Australia the most common is the sand whiting. They have a long, tapered silver body with yellow fins. The average size is 300g in weight and approximately 32cm in length. Sand whiting have a delicate flavour and soft flesh.
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
Whiting are always sold whole. Look for bright, firm fish with a pleasant sea smell. Ask the fishmonger to clean, scale and gut the fish for you.
Wrap fish in plastic or place in an airtight container. Keeps 3 days in the refrigerator or you can freeze for up to 6 months.
Tips & Tricks:
Cut off the heads and butterfly the fish. Remove the back bone and leave the skin on.
Steam, poach, pan-fry or bake in foil.
Use delicate-flavoured herbs when cooking with this fish.
Nutrition per Per serve:
Monosaturated Fat , g:
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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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