Is halibut Fillet better than Cod?
Halibut, an alternative to the Cod fish, is one of the largest flatfish in the world. Halibut fish fillet has a strong flavour and a dense and firm texture. While cod have a mild flavour and a flaky and dense texture. Among its vitamins, those of the B group stand out, especially B3. Halibut also contains vitamin E, with an important antioxidant action.
What is halibut fish?
The Atlantic halibut fish is also known by the name of halibut fillet, although there is another species that is known by the name of the Pacific halibut. Halibut fish fillet belongs to the Pleuronectidae family, of which other fish such as the flounder are part. The Atlantic halibut fillet lives in the northern part of the Atlantic and in adjacent areas of the Arctic Ocean, in the North Sea and on European coasts up to the Bay of Biscay.
Halibut fillet is abundant in Iceland and on the east coast of North America, where a significant fishing industry has developed. Two species of the Atlantic variety are distinguished, the common halibut fish fillet and the black halibut fillet, which contain a greater amount of fat. The Pacific halibut fish fillet lives along the west coast of North America and also off the coast of Hokkaido in Japan.
Why is halibut so expensive?
Halibut fillet in Singapore is expensive because these fillets have a significant amount of good quality protein and an important presence of B vitamins. And also because it is a white fish that contains very little fat. Specifically, 100g of this clean fish contain just under 2g of fat. Halibut fish fillet protein content is remarkable when compared to other fish, and they are also of good quality. Halibut fish price is not that expensive at FishMart as we provide wholesale prices for fish delivery in Singapore.
It is most commonly served grilled with olive oil and seasoned with just salt, pepper and lemon zest. We fillet cut and IQF vacuum pack for your convenience. IQF stands for individual quick freezing; Freeze immediately after caught to ensure its freshness.