Yellowfin Tuna

Yellowfin is caught by a variety of methods year round in Hawaiian waters. Hand line boats and trollers contribute the majority of Yellowfin each year. Yellowfin is considered to be interchangeable with the Blue Fin for Sashimi - although many prefer the higher average fat content of the Big Eye. The quality of Yellow Fin varies widely with fishing and handling methods. Yellow Fin has a firm texture and mild flavor and is well suited for both Sashimi and a variety of cooking methods.

Flavor Profile:
Full Mild Moderte
Full Mild Moderte
Nutritional Facts:
Serving Size: 100g/3.5 oz (raw)Amount per serving
  • Calories 130
  • Fat Calories 10
  • Total Fat 1g
  • Saturated Fat 0g
  • Cholesterol 40mg
  • Sodium 90mg
  • Protein 30g
  • Omega-3 350mg

Scientific Name:

Thunnus albacares

Seasonal Availabiliy:

Year Round

Cooking Preparations:

  • Bake
  • Boil
  • Broil
  • Fry
  • Grill
  • Poach
  • Saute
  • Smoke
  • Steam

Lb Size:   10-250

Yield:   55-57

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