Blue-eye Trevalla

Overview

Blue-eye trevalla, is considered by many people to be one of the finest table fish caught in Australia's southern waters. It is a very versatile and popular fish, due to its firm, moist and delicately flavoured white flesh. Available all year, the blue-eye trevalla is a big, thick-bodied finfish that has gained a great following in the past twenty years. Its mildly flavoured flesh is excellent eating. This firm-fleshed finfish lends itself well to most methods of cooking. Fillets are best enjoyed grilled or fried - cut into cubes coated individually with a herbed crumb or batter mixture it makes a tasty morsel for finger food. To ensure even cooking when deep frying, use thin portions only. These can be achieved by using a butterfly cuthe emergence of blue-eye trevalla cutlets as a popular form for this finfish will give you some extra scope in preparation. With the marrying flavours of wasabi, soy and ginger, blue-eye trevalla is also superbly suited to sashimi. Heads and frames are occasionally available and make excellent soup and stock.

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Nutrition Information

(average quantity per 100g)

Energy:
500 (120 calories)
Protein:
20.5 g
Cholesterol:
25 mg
FAT, TOTAL: 1.3 g
Saturated: 29% of total fat
Trans: na
Polyunsaturated: 33% of total fat
Omega 3: na
Alpha-linolenic Acid: 30 mg
Docosahexaenoic Acid: 228 mg
Eicosapentaenoic Acid: 54 mg
Omega 6: na
Monounsaturated: 38% of total fat
CARBOHYDRATE: na
Sugars: na

Sustainability

Stock status overview

More information on fish.gov.au