Walu has a rich, buttery flavor that is luscious cooked and a delicacy raw. This exotic sashimi-grade fish is also known as “white tuna” because of its rich oil content and tuna-like texture. Density and high moisture retention make this a versatile fish to prepare and a valuable commodity raw.
Oil Content & Texture:
High oil content. Dense and Moist texture
Sweet, buttery flavor quality
Raw/Sashimi Character: Color, Oil, Texture Flavor:
Bright White Color. High oil content. Rich creamy texture. Pronounced sweet flavor. Sashimi texture qualities very comparable to tuna.
Waitstaff Selling Feature:
Described as very addictive and gaining popularity around the country. Known as "white tuna" for its marshmallow white color. High oils and textures are similar to tuna.
Year Round. Winter to Spring Peak