John dory Zeus faber

John dory are caught all around the North Island and top of the South Island. They have deep bodies, large dorsal rays, an extendable mouth and are olive green with dark irregular stripes and a single spot on each flank. They live over sandy bottoms in depths of up to 200 metres.

With a medium texture and flesh that turns white when cooked, they are well suited for baking, frying, poaching, marinating or served raw as sushi.

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Nutritional Information
PER 100G
Energy kJ/100g 385
Protein (g) 20.6
Total Fat (g) 0.8
Saturated Fat (g) 0.2
Carbohydrate (g) 0.3
Sugars (g) 0.3
Sodium mg/100g 82
  • WHERE WE CATCH

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  • AVAILABILITY

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Also known as

CA: Saint-Pierre
CH: Peterfisch (Heringskönig), St Pierre, Pesce San Pietro
CIS: Obyknovcenie Solnechnik
DE: Heringskönig, Petersfisch
ES: Pez de san Pedro
FR: Saint-Pierre, Zée
GR: Christópsaro
IT: Pesce san Pietro
KR: Heo Neo Gu
NL: Zonnevis, Sint Pietervis


Nutritional Information
PER 100G
Energy kJ/100g 385
Protein (g) 20.6
Total Fat (g) 0.8
Saturated Fat (g) 0.2
Carbohydrate (g) 0.3
Sugars (g) 0.3
Sodium mg/100g 82

Recipes

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