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What is swai fish?

It is considered a form of asian catfish, which is also used to described Tilapia. Swai is good for those who do not prefer a fishy taste and has a light texture. Tilapia has a more firm consistancy and holds up better in a recipe that calls for a firm fish (like cioppino or jambalaya). Since Swai doesn't have much flavor, be prepared to use breading/spices/marinades.

Feb 20, 2013
DEBMCE4 in General Topics

Vegetarian sausage?

Try Trader Joe's chorizo, we are total carnivores, but this stuff is great.

Dec 11, 2012
DEBMCE4 in General Topics

Turbot - bad?

I would only use this fish for broth. The texture is terrible. I am not happy that my local grocer is trying to pass this stuff off as sole and "arrowtooth flounder." It has a nasty mealy texture that just tastes like to mush when you cook it. Beware of exotic sounding fish names that have a really cheap price. I would love a response that gave me a good way to cook this fish.

Aug 28, 2010
DEBMCE4 in Home Cooking