Orange Roughy

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Species Name:
Hoplostethus atlanticus
Sustainability Rating:

RedRed – Avoid

What:

Also known as Slimehead

When:
Available Year-Round
Where/How:

Where – New Zealand

How – Wild Caught; Trawl

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Characteristics

CharacteristicsFresh Orange Roughy has bright orange skin and beautiful pearly, white meat that cooks up mild and flaky.

For Your Menu

MenuSince orange roughy has such a delicate flavor – don’t overwhelm it with strong seasonings or sauces. It cooks up moist and flaky – and is best gently broiled, sautéed or poached.

For Your Waitstaff

Wait StaffFresh Orange Roughy is a real treat since much of this fish makes its way into the market frozen. Your guests will love this delicate and flaky fish.


For Your Retail Display

Retail Make sure your customers who are looking for a mild fish give Orange Roughy a try – its a fish almost everyone loves.