Yellowtail amberjack (Hiramasa)
Common name: Yellowtail "Hiramasa" kingfish
Yellowtail amberjack is a fish of exceptional quality, greatly prized by top chefs everywhere. The Japanese name, "Hiramasa", is used to differentiate between wild regular amberjack and the prestigious one, used for sashimi.
- Its pale pink flesh is oily.
- It has a very flaky and firm but moist texture. Its taste is pure, slightly sweet and fairly rich.
- Rich in Omega-3 fatty acids and high-quality protein.
- A similar method to Ikejime is used to stun and bleed the fish, thus maintaining its absolute freshness.