(Black Cod) sabblefish headed gutted 1.8/2.2kg

Original price was: £109.95.Current price is: £99.95.

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Our Black Cod, also known as Sablefish, is a luxurious delicacy from the deep seas of the Pacific Northwest and Alaska Bering Sea. Weighing between 1.8 and 2.2 kg, this whole, headed, and gutted fish is renowned for its rich, buttery flavour and velvety texture. Prized in gourmet kitchens worldwide, Black Cod offers a pearly white flesh with a high oil content that makes it ideal for grilling, baking, or smoking. Each fish is solid frozen and vacuum-packed to preserve its exceptional freshness. Priced at £99.95.

Product Overview:

  • Quantity: Whole-headed and gutted fish, 1.8-2.2 kg
  • Price: £99.95
  • Features: High oil content, velvety texture, vacuum-packed
  • Benefits: Rich, buttery flavour, versatile cooking options

Gourmet Quality: Black Cod’s luxurious texture and flavour make it a favourite in high-end cuisine, including its famed miso-glazed preparation at Nobu.

Versatile Cooking: Ideal for grilling, baking, or smoking, Black Cod adapts to a range of seasonings and cooking methods.

Sustainably Sourced: Wild-caught from the Pacific Northwest and Alaska Bering Sea, ensuring responsible harvesting practices.

Availilability: In Stock

Introducing our Black Cod (Sablefish) Headed Gutted, weighing between 1.8 and 2.2 kg, a premium offering from the cold, deep waters of the Pacific Northwest and Alaska Bering Sea. This exquisite fish, belonging to the Anoplopomatidae family, is often mistaken for cod but stands out for its distinct characteristics and culinary appeal.

The Black Cod, also known as Sablefish, is renowned for its rich, buttery flavour and silky texture, often likened to that of fine butterfish. Its high oil content gives it a unique, pearly white flesh that remains moist and tender, making it a preferred choice among chefs and food enthusiasts worldwide. Its luxurious texture and flavour are a result of its deep-sea habitat, where it thrives in cold, nutrient-rich waters.

Our Black Cod comes whole, headed, and gutted, ensuring you receive a high-quality product ready for your culinary creations. The fish is solid frozen and vacuum-packed to maintain peak freshness, flavour, and texture from the moment it leaves the sea until it reaches your kitchen.

The versatility of Black Cod makes it a fantastic addition to various dishes. It shines when grilled, baked, or smoked, and is known for its ability to absorb and complement a wide range of seasonings and marinades. One of the most famous preparations is the miso-glazed Black Cod, a signature dish at the renowned Nobu restaurant, which highlights the fish’s rich, buttery flavour.

Beyond its culinary appeal, Black Cod is a nutrient-dense fish with a high content of heart-healthy Omega-3 fatty acids. It is also rich in protein, making it an excellent choice for a balanced diet. The fish is sustainably sourced, with responsible harvesting practices in place to ensure that it remains a plentiful and environmentally friendly option.

For an exceptional dining experience, pair Black Cod with roasted vegetables, a light citrus sauce, or a simple seasoning of salt, pepper, and fresh herbs. It also pairs beautifully with a crisp white wine or a light, fruity red to complement its rich flavour profile.

Note: This product is available in a whole, headed, and gutted format. Ensure to thaw the fish thoroughly before cooking to preserve its optimal texture and flavour.

What it Tastes Like

Flavour Profile:
Black Cod offers a rich, buttery flavour with a mild sweetness and a delicate oceanic note. Its taste is refined and subtly complex, making it a favourite for those seeking a luxurious seafood experience.

Texture:
The texture of Black Cod is exceptionally smooth and velvety, with a high oil content that gives it a tender, flaky consistency. The flesh remains moist and succulent even after cooking, enhancing its appeal in various dishes.

Typical Nutritional Values

Macro and Micronutrients (per 100g):

  • Calories: 200 kcal
  • Protein: 20g
  • Fat: 13g
    • Saturated Fat: 2g
  • Carbohydrates: 0g
  • Omega-3 Fatty Acids: 2.5g
  • Vitamin B6: 0.5mg
  • Vitamin B12: 3µg
  • Phosphorus: 250mg
  • Magnesium: 60mg
  • Iodine: 40µg

Health Benefits:
Black Cod is an excellent source of Omega-3 fatty acids, which support cardiovascular health, reduce inflammation, and promote cognitive function. Its high protein content aids in muscle maintenance and repair, while the essential vitamins and minerals contribute to overall health, including bone strength and metabolic function.

Species

Common Name: Black Cod (Sablefish)
Scientific Name: Anoplopoma fimbria

Origin

Sourced from: Wild-caught in the Pacific Northwest and Alaska Bering Sea.

Quality and Sustainability

Freshness:
Our Black Cod is kept fresh through rapid freezing and vacuum-packing processes, ensuring the highest quality and preserving its rich flavour and texture until it reaches you.

Sustainability:
We prioritise sourcing Black Cod from fisheries that adhere to responsible and sustainable harvesting practices. U.S. wild-caught Black Cod is managed under strict regulations to ensure its environmental sustainability and availability for future generations.

FAQs

Q: How should I store the Black Cod before cooking?
A: Keep the Black Cod frozen until ready to use. Thaw in the refrigerator before cooking to maintain its texture and flavour.

Q: What is the best way to cook Black Cod?
A: Black Cod is versatile and can be grilled, baked, or smoked. For best results, try grilling or baking with a light seasoning, or use it in a signature miso glaze for an authentic experience.

Q: Can I cook Black Cod from frozen?
A: It is best to thaw the Black Cod before cooking to ensure even cooking and optimal texture.

Q: How long can I store thawed Black Cod in the refrigerator?
A: Once thawed, the Black Cod should be used within 1-2 days for the best quality.

Q: Is the Black Cod sustainably sourced?
A: Yes, our Black Cod is wild-caught and sourced from fisheries that follow sustainable practices, ensuring responsible management and protection of marine resources.

Weight

1.8/2.2kg