Icelandic Arctic Char Fillet - 16-18 oz.
- Responsibly Sourced from Iceland
- Fed Non-GMO Fish Meal
- Boneless / Skin-On
- Firm Texture With a Fine Flake
- Buy 3 for $32.99 each and save 8%
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Emerging from the depths of the crystal-clear waters of Iceland come the delectable Icelandic Arctic Char. This species of fish is truly unique. Why? Icelandic Arctic Char are born in freshwater before moving to saltwater as they mature, and then they spend the rest of their life migrating back and forth. The flavor and texture of the Arctic Char are often compared to a mix of both salmon and trout, with fine-flaking and medium-firm meat that varies in color from light pink to deep red. Its consistency makes Icelandic Arctic Char an ideal fish to handle in the kitchen and easy to prepare. Our Arctic Char fillets are flash-frozen using our proprietary nitrogen freezing process to immediately seal in freshness when landed. Add Icelandic Arctic Char fillets to your next order with Maine Lobster Now.
Our Icelandic Arctic Char is sourced directly from Samhrji, who utilizes a responsible land-based aquaculture facility that is 100% traceable and sustainable with green renewable energy. We selected this vendor because they create a low carbon footprint and feed non-GMO products to their fish, with no added growth hormones or antibiotics to maintain superior quality and taste. Read more about Samherji and their sustainability practiceshere
What’s the Serving Size of Icelandic Arctic Char Fillets?
Each order of Icelandic Arctic Char comes flash-frozen in a 16-18 oz. package. We recommend serving 8 oz. of fish per person, so your fillet will be enough to feed 2 people as their main course.
The Health Benefits of Arctic Char
Seafood is widely regarded by medical experts and dieticians to be healthy, providing nutritional benefits not found in other meat sources. Icelandic Arctic Char has just 160 calories and 11 grams of fat per 3 oz. serving, while providing 16 grams of protein. Arctic Char is also an excellent source of omega-3 fatty acids, which help lower the risk of cardiovascular disease, some types of cancer, dementia, and Alzheimer’s.
We ship out orders Monday - Friday for next-day delivery on Tuesday - Saturday, as long as the order is placed by 2PM ET. You may also schedule your seafood delivery ahead of time by choosing your desired date at checkout. Not all towns have Saturday delivery, so if you are interested in Saturday delivery, please contact our Customer Service Team by email or phone with your zip code so we can check availability. All orders scheduled to be delivered on Saturday are subject to an additional delivery fee.
All frozen packages are sealed in a reusable box with dry ice, while our fresh packages are packed with gel packs. Packages containing both frozen and fresh products will be packed with gel packs. Dry ice is not harmful to your food as CO2 is found naturally in the air we breathe, however, it can be so cold that it can burn your skin if you touch it with your bare hands. Please wear gloves when handling dry ice.
Shipping exceptions include holidays, the eve of a holiday or inclement weather. Our Customer Service Team will inform you via phone call or email if there are any issues with shipping your order out as promptly as possible.
Once you receive your package, you should open your package and make sure all your items arrived safely. If you have any issues with your products you must notify our Customer Service Team with photos of any issues via email the day your package arrives. For further questions, you can refer to our shipping policy here.
Simple Instructions for Storing and Thawing Arctic Char
Storage: Keep frozen ≤ 0℉ (-18° C). Vacuum-sealed fish held under these conditions should retain their quality for at least 6 to 12 months. Lean white fish (halibut, cod) generally have a longer freezer life than fatty fish (salmon, tuna, sablefish). It is important to note seafood stored in frost-free freezers should be used within 3 months.
Thawing instructions: Thaw under refrigeration ≤ 38℉ (3℃). Before thawing, puncture or remove packaging. For quick-thawing, place frozen fish in cool water for approximately 20 to 30 minutes, just until contents are flexible. Once thawed, immediately cook or refrigerate (if refrigerating, puncture the package). Regardless of the chosen thawing technique, once the product is thawed, it should be cooked within 24 hours and stored at a temperature no higher than 38℉ (3℃).
Cooking Icelandic Arctic Char Fillet
Every single one of our fish products can easily be served in a variety of dishes and methods. You can follow your own go-to household recipe or find our amazing fish recipes online.
Please be Aware: Consuming raw or undercooked fish may increase your risk of foodborne illness, especially if you have certain medical conditions.
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