Alias: yellow croaker, golden dragon, stone head fish, stone fish
Season: March to May, September to December
Storage time: 2 days
Yellow croakers are divided into large and small croakers, and the two, together with the band fish, are called the three seafoods of our country. It is rich in protein, vitamins and trace elements, especially selenium, which can prevent and cure various cancers.
Nutritional content of yellow croaker
Content (per 100 g)
Content (per 100 g)
Vitamin D (D2 + D3)
27 international units
saturated fatty acid
Monounsaturated fatty acid
Polyunsaturated fatty acid
The efficacy of yellow croaker
Spleen and stomach, soothe the nerves, relieve qi, fill blood, stop bleeding, prevent cancer
How to choose yellow croaker
High-quality yellow croakers are golden yellow, shiny, and the scales are not easy to fall off. The meat is firm and elastic, the eyes are full and prominent, the cornea is transparent, the gills are bright red or purple, and the cheeks are clear. odorless.
Yellow croaker storage method
If fresh yellow croaker is to be stored, first remove the internal organs and fish scales, wipe off the moisture, put it in a fresh-keeping bag, and store it in the refrigerator freezer for 2 days. Long-term storage in the freezer.
Big yellow croaker and small yellow croaker
Large yellow croakers and small yellow croakers are two species of yellow croakers. The surface morphology and color of the two are roughly the same, but there are individual differences. Small yellow croakers are distributed in China's Yellow Sea, Bohai Sea, East China Sea, and the western coast of North Korea. Small yellow croakers are also called plums, plum fishes, small king fishes, small first fishes, small spring fishes, small cucumber fishes, thick scales, and flower fishes; large yellow croakers are distributed in the southern Yellow Sea, East China Sea, and South China Sea; the meat is strong, the taste is delicious, and the spines are few. Big yellow croaker is also called Daxian, Golden Dragon, Cucumber Fish, Red Melon, Golden Dragon, Osmanthus Yellow Fish, Kingfish, and Big Yellow Carp.
1. Yellow croakers are rich in protein, trace elements and vitamins, which have a good supplementary effect on the human body. For weak constitutions and middle-aged and elderly people, eating yellow croakers will receive a good therapeutic effect; 2. Yellow croakers are rich in trace element selenium, which can remove free radicals produced by the body's metabolism, delay aging, and have a variety of cancer prevention and treatment effects.
1. Yellow croaker meat is fresh and tender, suitable for steaming. If fried, the amount of oil should be more, so as not to fry the yellow croaker, and the frying time should not be too long; 2. The scalp of the yellow croaker is very thin, and it has a thick smell of mucus. Therefore, before burning the yellow croaker, remove the scalp and wash the mucus to prevent odor. 3. Yellow croaker is a hair product, and people with asthma and allergies should eat it with caution.