Sole

PELTORHAMPHUS NOVAEZEELANDIAE

Pātiki rori

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  • Lengths available 30–40cm Reach 55cm
  • Weights available <0.8kg Less than <0.8kg
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Delicate texture and moist flesh with a low oil content; upper fillets slightly darker but whiten on cooking. Popular in restaurants cooked whole, including skin as has very little scale.

Found only in New Zealand and belongs to the Pleuronectidae family (right-eye flounders). Caught throughout the year off the South Island’s West Coast, Otago and Southland by set net or bottom trawl to a depth of 100m.

Nutritional Information

  • Energy 372kj
  • Protein 19.4g
  • Total Fat 1.2g
  • Sodium 93mg
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Nutritional Information

Amounts (per 100g raw fillets)

Energy
372kj
Protein
19.4g
Total Fat
1.2g
Saturated Fat
0.2g
Cholesterol
0.3g
Sugar
0.3g
Sodium
93mg

Catch Methods

  • bottom-trawl2 Bottom Trawl
  • set-net Set Net

Where we're fishing

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Seasonal Availability

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Out of season

Product Specifications

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    Chilled

    Whole/gutted:

    Packed on a per count basis.

    Keep well chilled 0°C (32°F).

    Product received should be drained and re-iced to retain quality and increase shelf life.

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    Frozen

    Whole/gutted:

    Individually bagged, 10kg (22.04lbs) per carton.

    Grades Available

    A     175-250g

    B     250-325g

    C     325-400g

    D     400-500g

    E     500-600g

    F     600-800g+

    Best stored at -18°C (0°F) in supplied strapped cartons to avoid freezer burn/dehydration.

    Recommended cooking from frozen to semi frozen state to retain succulence.

    New Zealand Sole should not be overcooked.