Origin: Lake Erie, Ontario
Fish Facts: Pickerel, also known as, Walleye is the largest member of the perch family. They are a freshwater fish and is a high source of vitamin D and omega-3 fatty acids. Their pearlescent eyes are a distinguishing feature of the fish, used for hunting/maneuvering in murky waters or at night.
Taste/Cooking: Pickerel is an ideal choice for those concerned about a fishy taste. Its flavour is mild and sweet, the flakes of meat are small while the fish holds a firm texture. Common methods of preparation include, pan frying, baking, deep frying, baked, or grilled. This fish would pair well with our house fresh herb mix, garlic & dill, roasted garlic and pepper, and others.
Sustainability: Recommended product of Oceanwise.