Famous for its delectable and delicate taste, Silver or golden Pomfret fish has a mild tinge of sweetness complemented by its fine texture. This fish can be used in any cuisine and hence, is versatile. Steaming with ginger, garlic, black fermented beans, green onion and soy sauce is a simple way to bring out the natural flavours of the delicious golden pomfret fish. The head, bones and fins make a very nice and fairly light soup stock.
Benefits of Golden Pomfret & Silver Pomfret Fish
Golden Pomfret fish is one of the most popular fish amongst seafood lovers worldwide, and is known for its amazing taste and health benefits. Golden (or silver) Pomfret fishes are full of healthy fats, and calcium and are a great source of vitamins A and D, and also Vitamin B12 which aids the function of the nervous system. Golden Pomfret fish is also a good source of iodine, which keeps the thyroid gland working properly. Since it contains a good amount of iodine, this fish also is great for eyesight and contributes towards healthy hair and skin.
Also known as golden pomfret 金鲳, they look almost the same with a slight difference in the fins.
Local Chinese Name: 短鳍银鲳
Country Of Origin: Malaysia
Vitamins & Nutrients:
Good source of Vitamin A, B12, D
Rich in Protein
Essential minerals like selenium, calcium, phosphorus, potassium
Cooking methods: steam, broil, pan-fry, deep-fry, bake.
Other ways of cooking silver pomfret/golden pomfret fish:
- Broil them in lemon juice and butter which brings out the sweet taste in the fish.
- Simply coat the fish with salt and turmeric powder and shallow fry it in a wok.
Do note that weight range provided is before any descaling, de-gutting and cleaning of the fish.
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