One of the most versatile fish from Hawaii, Monchong is a white meat fish with high oil content which preserves moisture and offers a unique deep buttery flavor. With semi firm meat, it cooks to a tender white flaky finish. Monchong is great for grilling, sautéing, baking or fantastic for poaching
Clear to opaque with red and pink tones
Oil Content & Texture:
High oil content. Creamy, moist texture
Moderate flavor intensity.
Simple, sweet flavor quality
Raw/Sashimi Character: Color, Oil, Texture Flavor:
Translucent cream color with red and pink tones. High oil content. Smooth creamy texture. Sweet exotic flavor. Generally not used in sashimi or raw forms.
Waitstaff Selling Feature:
A white meat fish with high oil content and unique deep buttery flavor. Contains a natural oil that does not dry out and stays moist when cooked. Smooth velvety texture meat, cooks to a tender white flaky finish.