Red Tilapia (Thai: Pla tabtim - ปลาทับทิม) is a very popular in Thailand, often cooked whole on rotating spits over hot coals in the market place.
Tilapia - O niloticus x O mossambicus
Origin : Thailand
Nutritional information (per 100g portion)
Kcal : 129.0000
Protein (g) : 26
Carbohydrate (g) : 0
Sugars (g) : 0
Fat (g) : 2.9
Cholesterol (mg) : 59
This fish was developed in Thailand. The Thai name 'tabtim' meaning 'ruby' alludes to the colour. The fish is raised in Thai government certified farms ensuring consistent good quality and safety.
White, firm, fine texture, moist, very mild flavour.
Store chilled in ice or refrigerator (0-5C). Consume within 2-3 days. Do not freeze.
Fillets are suited to marinating or cooking with spices to enrich the flavour, poaching, steaming, or shallow pan frying.