Pacific Arrowtooth Flounder (Atheresthes stomias)

pacific arrowtooth flounder flavor, texture, omega 3, and seasonality
The Arrowtooth flounder is caught wild from the Pacific Northwest waters off Vancouver Island and is an inexpensive flounder sometimes marketed as turbot, although it is not related to the more expensive European turbot. Arrowtooth flounder are a relatively large, brownish coloured flatfish with a large mouth, reaching lengths of up to 3 feet. Pacific flounder flesh is low in fat, a good source of B vitamins, and is soft-textured with a very mild flavour when cooked. Available whole or filleted, flounder are suitable for a variety of cooking methods although its delicate flavour is great for light sautéing or braising.

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