Pompano is a species of saltwater fish that can be found in tropical and subtropical waters around the world and it’s local name in Indo Pak is Sonaf. They are typically silvery or golden in color with a compressed body and forked tail. Pompano is highly valued for its delicate, flavorful flesh, and is often considered a gourmet fish. In terms of nutritional benefits, pompano is a good source of protein and omega-3 fatty acids, which are essential for maintaining good heart health and reducing inflammation in the body. Pompano is also low in mercury compared to some other types of fish, making it a safer choice for regular consumption.
In addition to being a healthy food choice, pompano is also prized for its culinary versatility. It can be grilled, baked, broiled, or pan-fried, and is often served with a variety of sauces and seasonings. Because of its delicate flavor and texture, pompano pairs well with a wide range of ingredients, from citrus and herbs to butter and wine.
Overall, pompano is a delicious and nutritious fish that offers a wide range of health benefits and culinary possibilities.
Pompano is preferred for gutted cut, Slices, and Fillet
Approx. Cutting Yields
Whole: 100 %
Headless and Gutted: 70%
Boneless: 45 %
Pompano is preferred to fry, grill, bbq, and steam