Fish species in the kitchen: Corifena or Lampuga Coryphaena hippurus L.

Fish species in the kitchen: Corifena or Lampuga Coryphaena hippurus L.

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Classification and fishing area

Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Family: Coryphaenidae
Kind: Coryphaena
Species: C. hippurus

Lampuga is found in the Mediterranean Sea (in the Tyrrhenian Sea and in the lower Adriatic Sea), in the eastern Atlantic Ocean up to the coasts of Spain, in the Pacific Ocean and in the Indian Ocean.
It lives in depths of good depth and is a gregarious species.

Corfena or Lampuga Coryphaena hippurus (photo

Corifena or Lampuga Coryphaena hippurus (photo

Purchase and conservation

Fishing seasonality: fishing all year round but especially in the spring months.
The dolphinfish is a fish that feeds a fair interest on our markets where it appears occasionally; while in other parts of the world especially in the Pacific Ocean area it has considerable importance. It is marketed fresh or frozen, both whole and in slices or dried and processed.
It has excellent and compact meats, but appreciated only in some regions, it lends itself to many preparations and is easy to clean and fillet.

Use in the kitchen

It can be cooked in several ways.

Lemon dolphin and capers
Cut the dolphinfish into chunks, sauté with a clove of garlic and wine.
Add the lemon juice, capers and olives.
Cook for about 15 minutes, add salt, pepper and lemon zest; in a saucepan boil 2 potatoes and cut them into slices, place on a serving plate and place the fish on top of the potatoes.

Nutritional values

Nutritional values ​​100 grams: 117 kcal
- Protein 18.5 gr
- Fat 0.7 gr
- Carbohydrates 0 gr
- Sugars 0 gr
- Water 77.55
- Ashes 2,1 gr


Video: lampuga coryphaena hippurus presa allamo che salta in modo acrobatico pesca (August 2022).