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John Dory

Trawl or line caught, Massachusettes or Rhode Island

John Dory joins monkfish in the Museum of Odd-looking Fish. Its large head and the long spines on its dorsal (top) fin give it a distinctly "punk" look. There's a black spot resembling a large fish eye on either side of its body, probably functioning as a deterrent to predators. Or is that black spot indeed the thumbprint of St. Peter (the patron saint of fishermen)?

Apart from its appearance, John Dory is a tasty—though under-loved—fish. It is flaky and has a mild somewhat sweet flavor. It's best poached, steamed, baked, or sautéed. Because (like monkfish) it has long been considered bycatch, many chefs have taken the sustainability challenge and are featuring John Dory, a perfectly lovely fish. See if you agree! Low mercury level. Kosher.

 

1 lb. for $25.75
8 oz. for $12.90

 

-- Pan-Seared John Dory (EatDrinkAdventure)
-- John Dory with Saffron and Fennel (a Fork & a Pencil)

  

 

 

 

  

 

Barramundi

Net pens, Malaysia

Barramundi, reportedly a name given to the fish by indigenous Australians, means large-scaled silver fish. It is also called Passion Fish. In an Australian Aborigine Dreamtime legend, part creation story, the barramundi transforms itself into the moon.

Barramundi is comparable to wild sea bass. It is packed with omega-3 fatty acids and is recommended for its sweet, buttery flavor. Our featured barramundi is farmed in Malaysia, in low-density net pens. Low mercury level. Kosher.

 

1 lb. for $21.50
8 oz. for $10.75


-- New Orleans Style Barramundi Cakes (The Better Fish)
-- Barramundi Sheet Pan Supper (Coley Cooks / Food 52)

 

Frozen Crawfish Tails

Frozen, Peeled, Cooked

Whether you call them crawfish, mudbugs, or crawdads, they speak to your mouth in all the right ways! Just in time for Mardi Gras, we are offering these "freshwater lobsters" for your delectation. Gumbo? Crawfish étouffée? Crank up some zydeco and laissez les bons temps rouler!

1 lb. for $24.00

Calvisius Caviar

.36 ounce tin (approximately 2 teaspoons)

Who needs an excuse? Valentines Day? Celebrate your puppy's training, or the mere fact you made it through another day. Whether you are a lover of caviar or a caviar novice, Calvisius brand is a great place to start.

This caviar comes from the roe of sustainably farmed white sturgeon. It has a lightly fruity taste with a distinctive nutty hint. Try it with a dry Brut or other sparkling wine.

1 - .36 ounce tin (approximately 2 teaspoons) for $23.00

Baby Octopus

Tenderized. Spain

These tasty baby octopuses (octopi) have already been tenderized (no beating required!) and come curled up in the shape of a flower. 
1 lb. (2-3) for $16.00

  

Gibsons Steakhouse Seasoning Salt

Ingredients: Salt, spices, dehydrated onion and garlic.

We are selling this product because a dietician recommended it for a friend with heart issues. It contains only salt, spices, and dehydrated onion and garlic, and it is the secret ingredient that some say makes Gibsons steaks so good. Because it is a healthy alternative to straight kosher salt, we wanted to try it.
The verdict? Gibsons proved to be excellent on fish too!
Net weight: 6 ounces for $6.00

Hooked on Fish Convertible Cooler Bag

Use this bag for lots of things!

These convertible totes provide reliable insulation, and they are large enough for those longer fillets or party-size orders. The bag's removable insert is great for keeping fish and other refrigerated products cold on the way home. Without the insert the bag itself is a fine all-purpose carrier. Plus our logo imprint helps to spread the word about Hooked on Fish! You win, we win.

$18.50

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