4 oz (114g) raw edible portion
Calories from Fat 20
Total Fat 2g
Saturated Fat 0g
Total Carbohydrates 0g
Alligator meat can be frozen for up to a year if all the fat and tendons are removed.
Poaching, steaming, baking, broiling, sautéing, and microwaving are excellent low-fat cooking methods.
Amberjacks are voracious predators that feed on squid, fish, and crustaceans and are thought to spawn offshore throughout most of the year.
Mahi-mahi, yellowtail, and hamachi
AJ is found in the Mediterranean, the Caribbean, the eastern seaboard of both North and South America, and in some parts of the Indo-Pacific. Amberjack are also found throughout Florida around natural or man-made reefs, rock outcrops, and wrecks.
AJ is caught by commercial fishermen using longlines.
Fresh whole fish should have a shiny surface with tightly adhering scales, gills that are deep red or pink, free of slime, mucus, and off-odor, a clean, shiny belly cavity with no cuts or protruding bones, and a mild aroma similar to the ocean.
Fresh steaks, fillets, and loins should have a translucent look, flesh that is firm and not separating, a mild odor similar to the ocean, and packaging that keeps them from being bent in an unnatural position.
White meat with mild flavor; extra lean fish.
This fish is appropriate for casual dining, fine dining, hotels, and resort/club of the market.