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5 oz Sablefish (Black Cod) Portions

(5 customer reviews)

Boneless -Skin-on Portions



You’re in for a treat when you order sablefish online from Lummi Island Wild. Our Sablefish (Black Cod) is also known as butterfish – a nickname that aptly describes its richness. Caught in waters nearly 2,500 ft. deep, we source our black cod off Alaska’s pristine coast, caught using just a hook and line. The sweet flavor and velvety texture of sablefish makes it mouthwateringly delicious and its high oil content makes it difficult to overcook.


Tips for Preparing Sablefish

If you’re new to sablefish, here’s a traditional Black Cod with Miso recipe from Food & Wine. A signature at many sushi and fish restaurants, this sweet-savory dish has been cloned by chefs all over the world. The recipe creator, Nobu Matsuhisa, marinates the black cod in the sake-miso marinade for two to three days. If you don’t want to wait that long between when you order sablefish online and when you can eat your catch, the fish is also spectacular with a quick, overnight marinade – just enough time to coat the skin in sake and miso.

If you’re in the mood for a lighter, simpler sablefish preparation, we recommend a quick pan sear. Butterfish is delicious when blackened. To do this, heat olive oil over medium-high heat in a large skillet. Season the fish with some salt and pepper, then cook skin-side down for between 4 and 5 minutes. Turn the fish over and cook for another 2 to 3 minutes, then allow to rest.


Handling Instructions – Black Cod 

Customers who order sablefish online from Lummi Island Wild can expect skin-on and boneless fillets. Our fish ships frozen, which helps preserve the meat’s flavor and texture. When you order sablefish online from us, expect it to be packed and shipped with dry ice to maintain a safe temperature.

Once the fish arrives, you can allow it to thaw and keep refrigerated for up to 7 days. If you want to save your Alaskan Black Cod fillets for a special occasion, they will stay good while frozen for around two months. Keep in mind that sablefish has a higher fat content than other types of seafood, which means it will spoil faster, even when frozen.

5 reviews for 5 oz Sablefish (Black Cod) Portions

  1. asim.fraz369 (verified owner)

    In no shape or form was I ever a fish eater. I could never tolerate the smell. My fish arrived promptly, frozen and well packaged in the Arizona summer . I love lummi island and everything they’re doing . Blessings to you and yours , Cannot wait for more !!!

  2. Marlene Ricketts (verified owner)

    This black cod was among the best I’ve ever tasted. I will definitely buy again.

  3. Caroline Klam (verified owner)

    The Black Cod was delicious – fresh tasting and perfectly preserved. My guests raved about the dinner. It was packed securely, arrived when promised, frozen when received and defrosted easily. Lummi Istland Wild did a
    great job in providing a superior product. Thank you!

  4. Lisa R (verified owner)

    Not only were my dinner guests wowed by the flavor, texture and overall taste of the sablefish, Lummi Island assured that I received the shipment when requested. A+++ experience! Thank you.

  5. Brendan Rowley

    This Black Cod is easily some of the best fish that I’ve ever had! Thank you so much for making it available!!

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