Pacific Halibut

Hippoglossus stenolepis

Also Known As

Halibut, Alaskan halibut

U.S. wild-caught Pacific halibut is a smart seafood choice because it is sustainably managed and responsibly harvested under U.S. regulations.

Facts

Availability

Available fresh from March to November and frozen year-round.

Source

U.S. wild-caught from Alaska to California.

Taste

Very mild and sweet.

Texture

When cooked, it is flaky, tender, and firm.

Color

Almost translucent when raw, but the meat is snow white once cooked.

Health Benefits

Pacific halibut is low in saturated fat and sodium and is a very good source of protein, niacin, phosphorus, and selenium.

Health & Nutrition

Nutrition facts

Serving weight 100 g (raw)
Amount per serving
Calories 110
Protein 20.81 g
Fat, total 2.29 g
Saturated fatty acids, total 0.325 g
Carbohydrate 0 g
Sugars, total 0 g
Fiber, total dietary 0 g
Cholesterol 32 mg
Selenium 36.5 mcg
Sodium 54 mg

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