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Pink Ling

Lings have proven to be popular species for home and commercial cooking because of the large, boned-out fillets and thick steaks, which hold their shape well in cooking. They are lovely tasting fishes with many uses, well suited to grilling, frying, barbecuing and baking. Try baking with a crust of brioche, thyme and lemon zest or prepare as kebabs. Creole, cajun or dusted with blackened spices a...

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Red Emperor

The Red Emperor is a superb finfish to eat and its white, juicy flesh is delicious served either hot or cold. It is a stunning finfish for display, both for its bright red head and skin and its impressive size. It can be cooked whole (gilled and gutted) by baking, steaming, or deep frying, but is also ideal in fillet form for grilling, barbecuing, steaming and frying. If deep frying or grilling w...

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Cobia

Cobia often likened to the Yellowtail Kingfish. It is a premium eating fish with medium to strong, distinct and pleasing flavour. It has few bones and a relatively high fillet recovery rate. It is often sold as cutlets, steaks or loins but can be found in some retailers whole. The most suitable methods of preparation for Cobia are grilling, barbecuing, baking and deep and shallow frying, but it i...

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Southern Garfish

Garfish are small and rather tasty. They can be filleted to produce attractive boned-out, butterfly fillets, which are exceptional for delicate dishes. For best effect, it is advisable not to over power the delicate flesh. Garfish crumbed whole and then deep fried are excellent for fish and chips. Larger species can be filleted, coated in batter and fried or grilled on a very hot plate, with the ...

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Bluespotted Flathead

Flatheads are superb table fishes, with finely textured flesh. It can also be steamed, poached, pan-fried or grilled. But many argue it is the best Australian fish for fish’n’chips. The sweet flesh, which can tend to dry out sightly with most cooking methods, is moist, flaky and tender when encased in a light tempura style batter, and served with chips and tartare or mayonnaise. The use of a sau...

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Blue Warehou

Warehous have a thick fillet with very few bones. Skinless, boned-out fillets, free of the dark flesh (which occurs on the sides), can be cut from the usual fillet to produce a luscious, lightly coloured and flavoursome fillet.Warehous are ideal for smoking, grilling, frying, baking or barbecuing. Being slightly dry, they also marinate wonderfully in citrus or rice wine flavours. Diners will find...

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Eastern Sea Garfish

Garfish are small and rather tasty. They can be filleted to produce attractive boned-out, butterfly fillets, which are exceptional for delicate dishes. For best effect, it is advisable not to over power the delicate flesh. Garfish crumbed whole and then deep fried are excellent for fish and chips. Larger species can be filleted, coated in batter and fried or grilled on a very hot plate, with the ...

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Blue-eye Trevalla

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 ea...

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Gemfish

Gemfish is a very versatile fish. With its firm to medium texture, large flake and medium flavour, it holds its shape using a range of cooking methods, including shallow frying, grilling, poaching, steaming and smoking. Deep frying and poaching help keep the flesh moist. Gemfish can be poached in a mixture of coconut milk, water, sherry and lime juice, and these flavours combine well with ginger,...

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