Branzino - Mediterranean, Fresh, Farmed, Whole (1lb avg)

  • Branzino - Mediterranean, Fresh, Farmed, Whole (1lb avg)

    Descaled, Gutted, Gilled
    Qty
    $15.00 / fish
    Total: $15.00

Description

The silver skinned Branzino is a fish with a history, since it’s been enjoyed in the Mediterranean for thousands of years. It’s no wonder! Almost everyone enjoys its velvety texture and sweet, mild flavor. Perfect for those not accustomed to strong seafood flavors. Branzino goes by many names and spellings including Bronzini, European Sea Bass, and Loup de Mer.

Species

Dicentrarchus labrax

Country

Greece & Turkey

Raised

Farmed

Taste & Texture

  • Mild
  • Tender, Firm

Nutritional Facts

Calories83
Protein (g)16
Total Fat (g)2
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Region & Fishery

Where From

Mediterranean

Fun Fact

Branzino's popularity has spanned the ages. A depiction of Branzino appears in a 1st Century Roman mosaic. It also made it into an episode of Mad Men, where Don Draper’s love interest Sylvia Rosen orders it at an Italian restaurant.

Product Preparation

Branzino's mildness makes it ideal for baking, broiling, steaming, poaching, sautéing, or grilling. We especially like roasting it whole with lemons, parsley and fennel. Keep seasonings and sauces light, so the mild taste is not overpowered.

Product Nutrition

This Mediterranean favorite offers a good source of Vitamins A, C and B6, as well as Calcium, Iron, Potassium and Selenium.

FFM Seafood Cooking Methods - Bake/Broil

FFM Seafood Cooking Methods - En Papillote

FFM Seafood Cooking Methods - Poaching

FFM Seafood Cooking Methods - Steaming

Nutrition Facts

AmountPercent Daily Value
Cholesterol (mg)34 11%
Sodium (mg)56 2%
Potassium (mg)0 0%
Total Carbohydrate (g)0 0%
Percent Daily Value
Vitamin A3%
Calcium2%
Iron2%

Info Source myfitnesspal.com