Fish Sweetlip Natural Cut
Sweetlips inhabits continental shelf waters including coral reef and lagoon areas over substrates of hard coral, gravel, sand or rubble. Sweetlip flesh is white when raw, fine and firm with a medium fat content. The taste ranges from sweet and mild to strong. Sweetlips flesh is moist, firm and flavoursome and easily removed from the frame after baking.
Sweetlips are superior table fishes, especially when baked whole (gilled and gutted). Cooked whole by baking (try stuffing with herbs and nuts), steaming, poaching or deep frying. Sweetlips can be served chilled. They are also ideal in fillet form for frying, grilling, barbecuing or steaming. Sweetlip flesh is perfect for Teriyaki cuisine in similar mild flavours.
Sweetlip Natural Cut
Cut the meat from the complete side of the fish just below the gills to the tail, which is cut from the spine and released in one piece. This is a versatile piece and is used in most general recipes. This method of cutting can be done for any fish either round or flat. These fish pieces can be seasoned, marinated, roasted, fried and sauteed.