Porgy - Fresh, Wild, USA, Whole (1.25lb avg)

  • Porgy - Fresh, Wild, USA, Whole (1.25lb avg)

    Descaled, Gutted, Gilled
    $19.00 / fish
    Total: $19.00


With its steeply sloping brow and sharp dorsal spine for defense, the Porgy tastes better than it looks! Its white, tender meat has a mild, sweet flavor, and it is often compared to Snapper in both taste and texture.


Stenotomus chrysops





Taste & Texture

  • Sweet, Smooth
  • Moderate Texture

Nutritional Facts

Protein (g)16
Total Fat (g)2

Region & Fishery

Fun Fact

The name Porgy comes from an American Indian term meaning "fertilizer," which was a common use for this abundant fish in early America.

Product Preparation

Thanks to its mild flavor, the Porgy can easily be prepared in a variety of ways. Bake, fry, grill, sauté or steam it with subtle herbs, spices and sauces for best results.

Product Nutrition

Don’t let its ferocious look fool you. Porgy is good source of protein and Selenium, and is also rich in Niacin, Phosphorus, and Vitamins B6 and B12.

FFM Seafood Cooking Methods - Grilling

FFM Seafood Cooking Methods - Pan Searing

FFM Seafood Cooking Methods - Poaching

FFM Seafood Cooking Methods - Pan Roasting

Nutrition Facts

AmountPercent Daily Value
Cholesterol (mg)44 15%
Sodium (mg)36 1%
Potassium (mg)244 7%
Total Carbohydrate (g)0 0%
Percent Daily Value
Vitamin A2%

Info Source Self.com