Opah is one of the most fantastic diverse and interesting species in the world. Hawaiian Opah are unique for its bright red and orange meat color. The high fat content in Opah will even trump that of salmon. The meat has 4 different grain textures that range from smooth ahi like to sections of heavy fat laced delight. Opah has a natural sweet flavor and maintains a firm nature through cooking.
Oil Content & Texture::
High oil content. Moist, steak-like texture.
Robust flavor intensity.
Raw/Sashimi Character| Color, Oil, Texture, Flavor:
Amber orange, high, visible oil content, smooth firm texture, sweet fatty flavor. Top shoulder contains a smooth ahi like sashimi. Belly portion is oil rich to a crunch and excellent for high heat applications.
Waitstaff Selling Feature:
Opah's high fat conent will trump that of salmon. The meat has 4 different grain textures that range from smooth ahi like to sections of heavy fat laced delight. In ancient times, Opah was considered a good luck fish by old-time longline fisherman w
Peak season: Spring - Summer