100% Wild Caught Alaskan Halibut Cheeks
Physical Description: Approximately 1 lb of Wild Alaskan Halibut Cheeks. The cheeks are known for being the sweetest part of the fish. Many people consider halibut cheeks to be one of the most underrated delicacies to come out of the Alaskan fishing industry. There are about 5-10 pieces per 1lb package. Our halibut was pressure sealed and flash frozen shortly after it was caught. Halibut is the largest of all flatfish and can get up to 500 pounds or more, but our fillets come from the smaller fish which are more tender and have a better flavor.
Cooking: Halibut have a mild, slightly sweet flavor and a unique firm, texture. Halibut has a wide array of uses from sandwiches to fish hash for breakfast or an elegant dinner entrée. It will yield high quality results across the board.
Nutrition Information: Alaska Halibut is a natural menu item for today’s health-conscious consumer. High in nutrients, Alaska Halibut is low in overall calories, fat and sodium. Halibut is also an excellent source of selenium, a trace mineral with many health benefits that your body needs in small amounts. In fact, One half-filet (160 grams) of halibut can provide more than a third of your dietary needs for multiple vitamins and minerals, including selenium, niacin, phosphorus, magnesium and vitamins B12 and B6.
Fishing Practices: The halibut we carry is wild caught in the pristine waters of the Gulf of Alaska or the Bering Sea. Fished in sustainable fisheries, our seafood is taken care of mainly by smaller fishing vessels that care about quality. We build good relationships with our fishermen who provide our halibut that are longline caught in Alaska’s sustainable fishery.