TASTE & FLAVOR: Monchong is a rare deep water fish with white, flaky meat. This fish has become very popular with our customers due to its delightful tenderness and flavor. It has a firm texture with a slightly sweet flavor it's like a black cod and halibut had a baby.
PREPARATION: Considered one of the best fish to bake! Sautee, grill or pan fried, panko crusted or just a bit of lemon and butter - it's easy to make Monchong taste great!
FISHING METHOD: Longline
CAUGHT IN: San Diego, CA
BOAT: F/V Pacific Horizon
FISHING SEASON: Year Round
HOW IT COMES: All of our fish is fresh, never frozen and comes delivered in gallon ziplock bags.
STORING: If you choose to store your fish in the refrigerator we suggest consuming it within 3 days of delivery. If you do not plan on eating the fish within 3 days we suggest freezing it immediately after delivery to ensure freshness. Before freezing we suggest removing the fish from the bag and patting dry Then place it in a vacuum sealed bag or double saran wrapped and place in ziploc before freezing. To defrost run cool (not hot) water over the bag for 5-10 minutes or Defrosting in the refrigerator.
SUSTAINABILITY: Please refer to NOAA's FishWatch.gov for more information on this species fishery.
NOTES: For deliveries each pound is a weight estimate, it is not exact. We do our best to get it as close to the ordered weight as possible. Each cut of fish is about 1-2lbs in size and we suggest ordering at least 2lbs for the best cut of fish.
NOTICE: Consuming raw or undercooked seafood or shellfish may increase your risk of food-borne illness.