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Bigeye Steak

Bigeye Steak


Bigeye caught in deeper, cooler water, it typically has a higher fat content than Yellowfin and is preferred by sashimi lovers. Good quality Bigeye meat has a reddish-pinkish flesh color. Bigeye Tuna is an excellent source of healthy, it is rich in niacin, vitamin B6, vitamin B12, selenium and phosphorus.

Bigeye Tuna is a favourite amongst chefs for its fantastic flavour, texture and lots of flesh with no bone. They have a moderately pronounced flavor, a high fat content with marbling near the skin and a richer flavor than Yellowfin. Like other tuna, the texture is firm and “meaty” with large flakes. It has a sweet, oily flavor similar to mackerel and is great for grilling. It is best served as sushi or cooked rare to medium-rare.

Bigeye Steak

A piece of fish that is cut perpendicular to the spine and may include bones. There are very few bones to worry about. The centre bone of cutlets can be removed and a filling placed in the cavity. Cut thick steaks into serving-size portions to allow even heat penetration.

Categories : Pelagic Fish

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