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Red Snapper (Pontian Wild) / 红鱼(笨珍野生)

Red Snapper (Pontian Wild) / 红鱼(笨珍野生)


Origin: Pontian

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Red Snapper 红鱼 Red Snapper has a bright red colour, it is an auspicious seafood that retains high popularity among Chinese. It is served at wedding banquets and religious ceremonies such as “Bai Tian Gong”. It has a mild flavour, smooth and tender texture. Red Snapper from Pontian has a unique sweet flavour that cannot be found elsewhere, making it very suitable for steaming and braising. 红鱼色泽鲜红,具有吉祥寓意,是华人非常喜爱的鱼类。它是婚礼上招待宾客和宗教节日,如“拜天宫”祭拜的首选。它味道清淡,肉质光滑柔软。笨珍野生的红鱼有别于来自其他海域的红鱼,它的口味更加清甜。所以它也非常适合用来清蒸和炖煮。 Chinese Name(s): 红鱼 / 红鸡 Local Name(s): Ikan Merah / Ang Kuey Origin: Pontian 产地:笨珍 Type: Wild Caught 种类:野生 Flavour:  Mild 口味:清淡 Texture: Tender 肉质:柔软 Cooking Method: Braise / Steam 烹煮方式:红烧 / 蒸 Weight Loss after cleaning (whole fish): 20-25% 清理后重量减少(全鱼): 20-25% Caution: Customized cutting is NOT available. 注意:恕不接受客制化切割 Storage: Keep frozen at -18°C. For best quality, consume within 3 months. 储存方式:冷冻雪藏 -18°C。购买后3个月内食用,品质最佳。 ✅ 100% Preservative Free 绝无防腐 ✅ Cleaned & Gutted 去鳞清内脏 ✅ Vacuum Packed 真空包装 ✅ Flash Frozen 急速冷冻 ———————————————————————————————————————— Red Snapper is one of the best known fish types found in Malacca Straits' waters. With a fine textured, mild white meat, red snapper is perfect for almost any fish recipe and will delight your gastronomic senses. Whether baked, broiled, grilled or fried, this mild-flavored fish always delivers a gratifying culinary experience and is also a very healthy food source. Four ounces of uncooked red snapper contain just 110 calories, merely one gram of fat, only 45 grams of cholesterol and no saturated fat. Golden snapper is equal in protein to shrimp (23 grams) and also contains calcium and iron.

How To Make: Mediterranean Roasted Red Snapper with Garlic & Vegetables


  • 2 large whole snapper fish, cleaned and gutted
  • 15 large garlic cloves, minced and combined with a pinch of salt
  • 2 tsp ground cumin
  • 2 tsp ground coriander
  • salt
  • 1 tsp black pepper
  • 1 tsp ground sumac
  • 1/2 cup chopped fresh dill
  • 3 bell peppers, different colors, sliced in rounds
  • 1 large tomato, sliced into rounds
  • 1 medium red onion, sliced into rounds
  • Private Reserve Greek extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 lemons


  1. Preheat the oven to 425 degree F.
  2. Pat the snapper fish dry. With a large knife, make two slits on each side of the fish. Fill the slits and coat the gut cavity of each fish with the minced garlic.
  3. To make the spice mix, combine the cumin, coriander, salt, pepper and sumac in a small bowl. Use 3/4 of the spice mix to season the snapper on both sides; pat the spices into the fish pushing into the slits you made earlier. Keep the remainder 1/4 of the spice mix aside for now.
  4. Stuff each gut cavity with the chopped dill, and as much of the sliced peppers, tomatoes and onions as possible.
  5. Place the stuffed fish in a lightly oiled baking sheet. Add the remaining sliced vegetables to form a frame around the fish. Sprinkle the vegetables with a pinch of salt and the remaining 1/4 of the spice mix.
  6. Drizzle everything generously with olive oil.
  7. Place the baking sheet on the lower rack of your 425 degrees F heated oven. Roast for 25 minutes until the fish flakes.Transfer the fish to a serving platter and squeeze juice of one lemon all over it. Use the slits you made earlier to cut through and portion the fish. Serve it with wedges of the remaining lemon.
  8. Enjoy with a side of rice and fattoush salad, if you like.

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Additional Information:

Caution: Customized cutting is NOT available. 

Storage: Keep frozen at -18°C. For best quality, consume within 3 months.
储存方式:冷冻雪藏 -18°C。购买后3个月内食用,品质最佳。 

100% Preservative Free 绝无防腐  
Cleaned & Gutted 去鳞清内脏 
Vacuum Packed 真空包装  
Flash Frozen 急速冷冻  

How we package your order?

The vacuum sealed seafood products and frozen chill packs, which contain non-toxic gel are packed in a polystyrene box, so the chill packs distribute the cold evenly throughout your fish and seafood, ensuring maximum freshness.

We seal the polystyrene box with packing tape and hand it to our cold chain logistic to deliver to you.

What should I do when my order arrives? 

Remove your seafood products as soon as possible from the box, refrigerate all fresh items and freeze all frozen goods until you are ready to prepare them for consumption.

How is your frozen seafood handled? What is your freezing process?

Our fish and shellfish are processed and immediately frozen in our -45°c blast freezer. No chemicals or preservatives are added during the freezing or production process on any of our seafood items.

Read: How Blast Freezing Improves the Quality of Fish

What is a -45 Degree Freezer and how does it affect the seafood when defrosted?

Blast freezing seafood products at a lower temperature keeps the wall of the cell intact, ensuring that water from the inside does not exit. When defrosted, the quality, texture, and appearance will remain completely intact just as if it were a fresh product.  

What is the proper way to defrost frozen seafood products? 

If you have received frozen seafood and placed it in the freezer, remove these items from the freezer and store them in the refrigerator for at least one day before you plan to serve it. Allow 12 to 24 hours for the product to properly defrost. Do not rush the defrosting process as it can affect the flavor and texture of your seafood.  

Why are some seafood products unavailable from time-to-time?

The availability of seafood products depends upon the season, weather, and other conditions that can affect a catch or harvest. Additionally, the harvesting of many seafood products is regulated in order to maintain a sustainable supply.

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