Tilapia Whole (1)(XL)

Tilapia Whole (1)(XL)

£6.66 /kg

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£6.66 /kg

1 Tilapia weighing around 1.5kg IQF frozen gutted and cleaned. Tilapia has an impressive source of protein with 26g per 100g with only 128 calories. Tilapia is also rich in niacin, vitamin B12, phosphorus, selenium and potassium.

Perfect fish for beginners as it has a mild flavour with a firm and flaky texture.

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Weight 1.5 kg
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Great Value Tilapia Fish delivered to your home

Tilapia fish is a freshwater fish of the species Oreochromis Niloticus. It belongs to the Cichlidae family of fish. Recently, the popularity of Tilapia fish has grown exponentially. Due to extensive farming production across the world, it is now one of the most consumed fish in the world. Modern farming methods have brought the price down to a highly competitive level. As a result, this great fish is fantastic value for money and is a success around the family dinner table. Moreover, it has a mild flavor and goes well in any dish from a variety of cuisines.  Order yourself a good quality tilapia and get it delivered straight to your home. Each fish has a decent size of between 500 and 800 grams, making it a large or two medium portions once skinned and filled.

Origin, Habitat, and Farming Production

The Nile Tilapia occurs in coastal rivers in the North African region. It reaches up to 60cm in length and can be as large as 5kg. It is a versatile fish that can survive in many circumstances and pretty much with any type of feed. As a matter of fact, often featured in Ancient Egyptian art. A 4000-year-old illustration on an old tomb in Egypt shows Nile Tilapia in man-made ponds, indicating that they had invented aquacultural farms for Tilapia already back then.

Tilapia has become the second most farmed fish in the world. Furthermore, it is farmed in over 135 countries around the world. It is ideal for farming. The reason being that it enjoys being close to each other. This allows for high-density production without a loss of quality. Tilapia consumes a vegetarian diet and grows extremely fast.

Cooking Tilapia

Tilapia fish has a mild sweet taste. Furthermore, the meat is medium-firm with a flaky texture. Raw, the color is pinkish white with a darker muscle layer towards the skin. After cooked, it will be white. Cook it in a variety of ways. Perfect for baking, panfrying, battering or grilling. In the Americas, it is often eaten in Fish Tacos. When cooking, make sure you pair it with strong flavors as it has a mild taste. The Great British Chefs have a fantastic and creative recipe for Tilapia with mint chutney in a gram flour batter.


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