Year Round Fish
Scottish Salmon is one of the more mild flavored salmon on the market. The higher-fat content of these fish lend to a buttery texture mouth-feel. The fish’s feed is parasite-free making it safe for raw consumption.
Mild and delicate, Atlantic salmon is an all-around crowd-pleaser, both in terms of flavor and overall bang for your buck. Anything other than Atlantic salmon is wild-caught from the Pacific Ocean
Halibut has a gentle flavor that resembles the sweet taste of crab or clam. Compared to other fish, halibut is most similar to mild white fish like Flounder and Tilapia. Halibut is a great choice for people who don’t usually eat fish, and it absorbs seasoning exceptionally well.
Cod has a very mild, milky flavor. Atlantic cod is slightly sweeter and softer, while Pacific cod is firmer and more savory. Cod is nice and flaky, but it’s firm enough to stand up well to baking and broiling.
This type of fish has a very mild flavor with a light, sweet taste and large, chunky flakes, almost like lobster or crab. Fish sandwiches made with either a thick slice of blackened grouper or battered and deep-fried bite-size pieces of grouper are one of the best and most simple ways to enjoy this fish.
Red snapper is a mild, slightly sweet fish with a subtle nutty taste. Its meat is lean and moist with a firm texture, making it a versatile ingredient in cooking. Red snappers don’t taste “fishy” compared to many other fish varieties, making them ideal for kids and people who prefer mild-flavored food.
Flounder is a mild-tasting fish with a slightly sweet undertone. Its texture is delicate and fine with low levels of oiliness and moisture. Fishes with a similar flavor profile include halibut, tilapia, and branzino.
The flesh is delicate and sweet in taste, making it a favourite amongst flatfish. While lemon sole might not be as versatile as other white fish, it is perfect for simple dishes with an elegant taste. The lemon sole has a very delicate and tender meat with a lot of texture. It can be easily baked, steamed and grilled.
Mahi mahi has a distinct sweet and moderately mild flavor with a fairly firm texture. The genuine taste of mahi mahi closely resembles a swordfish, but with a milder taste. Mahi mahi also has characteristic large and moist flakes.
Black Sea Bass
Black sea bass has a mild, fresh, somewhat delicate flavor and a tender but firm texture. Uncooked flesh should be sparkling white and translucent, not opaque. The firm, lean meat cooks up snow white.
Chilean Sea Bass
Chilean seabass is a white and flaky fish that tastes similar to cod. When it is properly cooked, it should have a smooth and buttery feel and taste. It can be cooked in almost any way imaginable and the spice options for it are endless.
Dry Sea Scallops
Scallops are briny, slightly sweet and buttery with a tender texture. They taste like they come from the sea without being fishy. This shell fish takes on the seasoning that you cook them with so be prepared for a tasty dinner. In other words, scallops are succulent and delicious!
Sockeye. Although it tends to be a bit smaller than other varieties, the sockeye salmon fillet is instantly recognizable by its brilliant blood-orange color. It’s not as fatty as Chinook, but its texture is still dense and buttery, and offers a pure, fishy flavor.
Alaskan King Salmon
Wild king salmon has a dense meaty texture, a rich fatty consistency, and a full fresh fish flavor with a hint of sweetness.
Monkfish have a mildly sweet taste and a firm, dense texture and is sometimes called “poor man’s lobster” due to its similar taste & texture. Quality fillets should be off-white or pale gray when raw
Mako shark is moist and slightly sweet, with a full-bodied, meaty taste. Both flavor and texture are similar to swordfish, but the flesh of the mako is moister, and the meat is not as sweet. Fresh, raw mako is very soft and ivory-pink or a muddy, reddish color that turns ivory white and firm when cooked.
Soft Shell Crab
While both soft and hard shell crab have a bright, salty sweet flavor, the textures are quite different. The texture of a soft shell crab is unique. Normally deep fried, a light crunch gives way to the buttery soft meat inside.
Aside from size, there’s a big difference in the taste and texture of bay scallops. These small bivalves have pink to light beige color with a delicate, tender texture, and a sweet taste.
Rainbow trout meat is mild, with a delicate, nut-like flavor. The flesh is tender, flaky and soft. The flesh of rainbow trout is white, pink or orange. When the meat is cooked, it has a delicate flake and the color pales.