Chilean Sea Bass
aka Patagonian ToothfishDissostichus eleginoides
Patagonian toothfish, available in restaurants and fish markets as Chilean sea bass, is a slow-growing inhabitant of deep, cold waters in the Southern Hemisphere, particularly Antarctica. The fisheries are now MSC certified making it a green Best Choice from Monterey Bay Aquarium Seafood Watch. Chilean sea bass has a fabulous taste and an almost sinful mouth-feel. Its high fat content makes it a heart-healthy fish and keeps it moist during cooking, giving it a rich, moist, tender flavor profile which melts in your mouth. It lends itself to many different cooking methods including baking, grilling, broiling, or sautéing.