Most easily recognized by the black lateral line running along its white side, Haddock tastes very much like Cod, although its meat is a little less white and slightly more assertive in flavor. Haddock has a firm texture that makes it versatile in the kitchen.
Growth rates of haddock have changed significantly over the past 30 to 40 years. Presently, growth is more rapid, with haddock reaching their adult size much earlier than previously noted.
The distinctive flavor of Haddock make it ideal for baking, poaching, sautéing and grilling with your favorite herbs, spices and sauces. You’ll also find the thinner fillets fry up well for excellent Fish n Chips!
Haddock is a whopping source of protein, Vitamin B-12 and Vitamin B-6, as well as a good source of Magnesium, Calcium and Vitamin D.