Caught in the icy cold Benguela current off the coast of Southwestern Africa, Cape Capensis has become a popular diamond in the rough for restaurants and fish camps across the world. Compare Cape Capensis with species like Cod, Haddock, Flounder,
and Sole. Cape Capensis holds an exquisite quality while giving tremendous value. The nutrient-rich unpolluted water of the Benguela current sweeps up the western coast of Africa from the Antarctic. This frigid water is important to this fish’s firm texture
giving Capensis a beautiful Flake.
Cape Capensis, also known as “Merluza” in Europe, is a mild white fish with a flaky firm flesh. Cape Capensis is well known world-wide for its premium quality and has been long sought after in Europe for its large succulent flake, fresh ocean forward flavor and slight sweet finish.
Merluccius (Hake) Profile
Hake is mild tasting, even a bit sweet. The texture varies from species to species. The best species are Cape capensis and Antarctic queen. Cape Capensis has a similar texture to Flounder and Sole, where Antarctic Queen’s texture resembles Chilean Seabass. These two Hake species tend to be Frozen at Sea products, this preserves their quality.
Raw flesh is lean and ranges from white to off-white. Sea Frozen being on the white side of the spectrum where Land Frozen becomes more off white.
Sea Frozen “Healthy” Processing
Cape Capensis is processed at Sea on Sea freezing trawlers within two hours of being caught, this locks in the fresh ocean flavor. As soon as Capensis is caught the fish is skinned and the bones are removed, then each fillet flash frozen in a shatter-pack case. The Sea Frozen process was created to give the highest quality to each fillet that goes through
this thorough process. Cape Capensis is completely free from Chemicals and Preservatives. Cape Capensis has a 24-month shelf life, guaranteed by maintaining the correct cold chain procedure.
- Helps fight inflammation. White
fish is a great source of vitamin
B6, which helps fight
inflammation in the body.
- Supports the immune system.
- Helps to keep your bones strong.
- Supports nervous system and blood
- Low in LDL Cholesterol.
- Low-fat source of protein.
- Good source of Omega 3
Capensis The HEALTHY choice
Cape Capensis is extremely versatile. It can be used similarly to COD, Flounder or Sole. Cape Capensis can be battered, breaded, sauteed, steamed, grilled, and poached.
Cape Capensis marries well with simple to complex sauces (Tartar sauce, Beurre Blanc, Cocktail, curries…). Cape Capensis even plays superbly with shellfish like shrimp and mussels.
Lighten up the menu with fresh Greek salad or make a healthy play on a classic recipe with an Avocado Tartar sauce. Capensis is a healthy choice that doesn’t mean you have to sacrifice flavor or creativity.
Energy: 90 cal
Total Fat: 1.3 g
Saturated: 0.2 g
Sodium: 72 mg
Cholesterol: 67 mg
Omega 3: 08