Pintado, Brazilian

Pseudoplatystoma

Common Names: Pintado, South African Catfish

AVAILABILITY Frozen Fresh

SEASONAL AVAILABILITY

Year Round

CATCH and COUNTRY of ORIGIN

Farm Raised
Brazil

SIZING

Hand Carved Half Side Fillets
Cut to Size Portions

FLAVOR PROFILE

Mild flavor with firm texture and delicate flake. Medium Oil content. Raw fish should be light/opaque color and cooks up snow white.

COOKING TECHNIQUES

Roasting, Broiling, Pan Searing, Frying, Steaming, Poaching.

PRODUCT INFO

• South African Catfish
• Farm Raised
• Great Fat Content
• Unique Stripped Skin
• Fresh Water in Brazil
• GMO Free, Antibiotic Free
• All Natural
• Available Year Round

The Pintado has a very delicate, juicy,
slightly orange colored fillet when upon preparing
becomes white. The prepared fillet presents a firm
consistency, as well as a mild, pleasant taste. The
black and white patterned skin is not only attractive but
can be eaten.