Oily fish - one of several names Lepidocybium flavobrunneum, inhabiting the world's oceans for
Except for waters of the Indian Ocean. Oily fish is also known by other names. Escolar, white tuna, fish oil, gray delicacy makrel- all names for the same fish, which in Russia is traditionally called butterfish.
Depending on the region data oiliness fish oil varies considerably and is in the range 0, 5-13%. Protein content therein is 20%.
Oily fish are quite rare and its own fishing on an industrial scale is not conducted. Most often it occurs in the form of by-catch in industrial tuna fishing. The length can be up to two meters and weight up to fifty kilograms. Weight average individual is in the range of 25-35 kg.
Preparation of oily fish
Oily fish can simmer, boil, fry or smoke, but a variety of cooking methods is usually limited to a relatively low prevalence of oily fish in the ocean, and is used in the household of fishermen or fish restaurants serving exotic dishes Escolar.
Before the store counter usually comes fillets of oily fish. Fillet of oily fish used for smoking or drying, for processing the meat of this fish is excellent. Oily fish has a dense white meat and delicious taste. A characteristic feature of the fish oil is its exceptional richness. Fat is literally dripping from the fish. When cutting even allocated a separate time during which gutted fish are left in the suspended state to allow fat to drain the excess.
Harm oily fish
With all the richness of taste must be remembered that fish oil should be consumed in moderation. The fact is that fat fish oil is significantly different from conventional fish oil have been composed mainly of monoglycerides, which are not digested in the human body. Their large number can cause severe diarrhea. Also, be aware that tomatoes with fish oil can enhance the diarrheal effect.
All these disorders of the gastrointestinal tract are manifested only when using dishes made from fresh or frozen fish oil. Or sun-dried smoked escolar no negative effect on the human body.
Because of the risk of diarrhea in some countries imposed a ban on the sale of oily fish (Japan, Italy), while others officially released recommendations for use and cooking. In Russia, any restrictions and recommendations related to the use of fish oil, no, but in cooking from frozen oily fish is attentive to detail recipes and serving sizes.
one for the use of a small gourmet dishes in specialized Escolar fish restaurants that allow you to enjoy all the richness of taste of the fish, as well as to avoid unwanted side effects.
If you still have the desire to cook their own fish oil, one of the best recipes from the point of view of taste, and from the point of view of safety, will butterfish fillet, roasted on the grill. Particularly well it turns roasting on an open fire.
Caloric content of fish oil
Caloric content of fish oil is 113 calories per 100 grams of fillet products. These are average figures, which may differ in individuals from different regions of the habitat and age. Due to the low caloric content of oily fish and low in view of its assimilation of fats, this product is recommended for the diet of overweight people, as part of the combined diets.