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Sablefish, also known as black cod or butterfish, is one of the finest delicacies the North Pacific has to offer. Known for it’s intensely rich, satiny, buttery flavour the meat has a smooth velvety texture with delicate flakes. Our Sablefish are aquaculture raised in the pristine waters of Kyuquot Sound in partnership with Kyuquot-Checleseht First Nations. This native species is not genetically modified and uses no added chemicals making it a healthy option as sashimi or sushi. Thankfully, because they are hand raised and abundant, and because sablefish's taste, appearance and texture are similar to Chilean sea bass, sablefish is an environmentally superior alternative to sea bass, which is threatened in some fisheries.
Our Sablefish fillets are a very forgiving fish in the kitchen, due to their high fat content, making them a perfect choice for the novice chef who wishes to prepare something luxurious. In the kitchen, sablefish offers a striking yin-yang appearance—creamy white flesh juxtaposed against black skin but beware, the flesh have pin bones that must be removed when cooking. As sushi, on the grill, pan roasted or prepared confit, Organic Ocean Silky Sablefish Fillets are extremely versatile. Check out home chef Claire Li as she prepares her favourite sablefish recipe.
The luxurious white fish. Don’t undermine it with sauces.
This was the first time ordering from Organic Ocean. I've had meal kit boxes before, but never something like this. I love sablefish, it is very difficult to buy in Ontario, so I browsed the internet for a source. I clicked on Organic Ocean, and was totally impressed with their selection, and especially the commitment to making the world a better and healthier home for all life. The Sablefish Party Pack caught my eye instantly. I took the plunge and ordered! It arrived on the day promised, packed in recyclable or reusable materials. If it's your first time, a word of caution: read the insert first. The box is packed with dry ice! I touched it for a nano-second, and ouch! I didn't get burned, but watch out. However, the fish was perfectly packed, beautifully frozen. You could sous-vide it in its packaging, if you are into sous-vide. As for me, I marinated two filets overnight in a miso marinade. The next day, I wiped off the marinade (it had done its work), patted it dry and grilled it. It was BRILLIANT!! It tasted as if I'd spent hours on a cheffy recipe, but this is the marinade: 2 Organic Ocean sablefish filets 1/3 cup of light miso paste 1/4 cup mirin 1-2 tablespoons sugar (depending on how sweet you like it) 3 tablespoons Sake (if you don't have any, then white vermouth or dry white wine will do) Spread this all over the filets, and let them marinate, refrigerated, for 5 hours or up to a day and a half. When ready to cook (grill, cedar plank, broiler, baked, pan seared), then wipe of the marinade, blot dry and cook by chosen method until desired doneness is reached. Garnishes include minced parsely, minced chives, sliced scallions, lemon zest, and more! Enjoy! Spread it liberally all over the filets
Wow Jane, you may just have managed to write one of the most thoughtful reviews ever. Thank you for sharing your recipe, we will share it with the team and try to share it with other customers as soon as possible! Thanks for choosing Organic Ocean. <3
|Common Name||Latin Name||Production Method||Harvest Method||Country of Origin||FAO Region||Processing Country||Sustainability Ratings|
|Sablefish||Anoplopoma fimbria||Farmed||Open Net||Canada||FAO 67||Canada||OW, SWBC|