Scientific Names: Seriola quinqueradiata
Japanese Names: Hamachi, Buri
Alternative Names: Japanese Amberjack
Cut: Saku block
Flavor: Rich, clean, sweet and slightly nutty
Texture: Semi-firm to firm
Shipping Packaging: Superfrozen
Sushi Grade: Yes
Recommended Preparation: Sashimi or Sushi
Superfrozen Hon-Hamachi Yellowtail can be stored in a conventional freezer for up to 2 months before losing quality.
After thawing, Hon Hamachi Yellowtail must be consumed within 1-2 days for raw consumption,. Any longer and the portion will be searing, poke, or cooking grade.
Place superfrozen product in cold water for 15 to 30 minutes, until thawed. Remove the portion from the plastic, pat dry and wrap with our white butcher paper provided. Cut and enjoy within 24 hours.
Our Japanese Hon-Hamachi Yellowtail Saku are perfectly cut specifically for sushi & sashimi dishes. Our Hon-hamachi yellowtail are not your standard yellowtail. These fish feature exceptional fat distribution throughout resulting in rich, crisp, and slightly sweet flavors with soft & luxurious textures greeting you with every bite. Hon-Hamachi Yellowtail are raised in low density pens 48x larger than traditional pens allowing the fish to grow stronger, healthier and tastier.
By superfreezing our fresh seafood, in special ultra-cold -60°C freezers, we are able to lock in the freshness and texture of our sushi-grade seafood, while also allowing you to store our products in your conventional freezer for later consumption.
Also, to help many of our customers, most of our superfrozen seafood is shipped out in 8oz portions so you can order more at one time to save on shipping costs, and so you can thaw only the amount you need.