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Wild Pacific Halibut Cheeks


16 oz bags, skinless/boneless | Product #FHC101
Wild Pacific Halibut Cheeks
Number of 1 lb Bags
  • Details

    NOTE: The 1 lb option (FHC101) must be shipped with at least one other frozen item.

    We select only the smallest and purest wild halibut – the very best of the catch!

    Features:

    • Skinless & boneless
    • Average of 10 cheeks per 16-oz. bag
    • Sustainably harvested
    • Product of Alaska or Canada

    About our halibut

    Halibut is light and lean, with a wonderfully fresh, versatile flavor and delicate texture.

    Because the purity of longer-lived predatory fish (like halibut) declines as they age, we procure only sustainably harvested halibut of smaller size.

    This purity-focused policy also ensures that our halibut is more tender than most. And our halibut cheeks are even more delicate and sweet!


    Learn this food's omega 3/6 balance, and why it matters.

    Raw halibut cheeks make delicious sashimi or sushi

  • Reviews

    Average Ratings: 4.5


    "Halibut Cheeks were tough" Mitchell on 09/10/2020 05:53 Review: The cheeks were tough. - Thank you for sharing your feedback. We are sorry to hear your disappointment in the Halibut Cheeks. Our Customer Service Team will follow up with you today. Thank you!

    "not good" Diana Carroll on 09/06/2020 07:59 Review: arrived completely unfrozen, I was not happy - We are sorry to hear your order arrived this way. Our Customer Service Team will reach out to you today regarding this shipment. Thank you!

    "guests rave" Steve Pharr on 11/12/2020 06:02 Review: fish cheeks are not that easy to find. these are wonderful and a treat for guests to learn about.

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  • Nutrition & Ingredients
    Ingredients: Wild Pacific Halibut Cheeks
    Nutrition Facts
    Wild Pacific Halibut Cheeks
    Serving Size Serving Size 6 oz (170g)

    Amount Per Serving
    Calories 190 Calories from Fat 34

    % Daily Value*
    Total Fat 4g 6%
    Saturated Fat 3%
    Trans Fat 0g
    Cholesterol 115mg 38%
    Sodium 142mg 6%
    Total Carbohydrate 0g
    Dietary Fiber 0g
    Sugars 0g
    Protein 38g

    Total Omega-3s 780mg

    EPA 270mg

    DHA 310mg
    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • Recipes
  • Serving/Care

    Storage

    Keep frozen at or below 0° F (-18° C).

    Vacuum-sealed fish held under these conditions should retain its quality for at least six to 12 months.

    Shellfish and lean white fish (halibut, cod) generally have a longer freezer life than fatty fish (salmon, tuna, sablefish).

    NOTE: Seafood stored in frost-free freezers should be used within 3 months.

    Thawing instructions

    Thaw under refrigeration at or below 38 degrees Fahrenheit (3 degrees Celsius). Before thawing, puncture or remove packaging.

    For quick-thawing, place frozen package in cool water for approximately 20 to 30 minutes, just until contents are flexible. Once thawed, immediately cook or refrigerate (if refrigerating, puncture package). Prior to cooking, do not allow fish to reach temperatures above 38 degrees Fahrenheit (3 degrees Celsius).

    Cooking and serving tips

    • Rinse fish quickly in cold, clean water.
    • Cook in a medium-hot lightly oiled pan, under a broiler, or on the grill for 7-8 minutes, until only the very center is still translucent.
    • Remove fish from heat and let it "self-cook” another two to three minutes, until just cooked through to center before serving.
    • NOTE: It is perfectly safe and healthful to serve our fish raw or partly cooked, because flash-freezing has rendered it 100% sushi-safe.
    • Enliven your fish entree with seasonings such as Vital Choice Organic Salmon Marinade Mix or other herb-spice blends.
    • Add the seasonings of your choice to a little olive oil and marinate the fish, refrigerated, for 30-60 minutes or overnight. Or, simply mist fish lightly with olive oil or macadamia nut oil and dust with seasonings before cooking.
  • Shipping
    Frozen foods are packed with dry ice
    and ship Monday through Wednesday (except holidays).

    Frozen foods ship via 2nd Day Air service or 1-3 Day Express Ground service, depending on shipping date and destination.

    Free shipping
    on orders over $99


    Standard Shipping Fees
    • Up to $49.99 = $6.95 shipping
    • $50 - $98.99 = $12.95 shipping
    • $99 and over = FREE shipping
    Overnight shipping and other premium services cost extra; for more information, see our Shipping page. (Live shellfish ship overnight at no extra cost.)
    • We cannot ship perishable goods to PO boxes.
    • Free standard shipping applies to all orders of $99 or more sent to any U.S. street address.
    • Perishable shipments to Alaska and Hawaii are subject to surcharges; please see our Shipping page.
    When will my frozen foods arrive?
    • Orders placed Saturday, Sunday, Monday, or before 10 AM Tuesday will ship on Tuesday* to arrive 1-3 days later.
    • Orders placed between 10 AM Tuesday and 10 AM Wednesday will ship on Wednesday* to arrive 1-2 days later.
    • Orders placed after 10 AM on Wednesday through 12:00 midnight Friday will ship on Monday* to arrive 1-3 days later.
    *Except when a holiday falls on the designated shipping day.

    For more information, see our Shipping page.
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