White-fleshed, moist fish
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Did you know SWAI is also called Catfish?
Swai is an inexpensive fish, which is why some people choose to consume it, but did you know that it often mislabeled and sold as more expensive fish like catfish, sole, grouper and flounder? A report by Oceana indicates that swai (referred to as Asian catfish) was one of the three types of fish most commonly substituted for higher-value fish.
What is SWAI fish and what does it taste like?
Swai fish is a type of white fish with a mild flavor and flaky texture. It a freshwater fish that native to Vietnamese rivers and a type of catfish. It also called Vietnamese catfish, basa fish and iridescent shark, but it neither a basa nor a type of shark.
What is SWAI (SWAI)?
Swai (sometimes called Asian catfish) is a freshwater fish that is native to the Mekong Lake of China. However, farming of swai has been carried out by the Vietnamese so it more commonly associated with the Southeast Asian country. Most swais bought in the U.S. market are also imported from Vietnam and are mostly sold filleted and frozen.
Can you buy SWAI in the grocery store?
Rarely will consumers see the fish whole, either; it’s mainly sold in fillets for easy use. Most fish counters at normal groceries might not carry swai, but it’s often found in Asian markets. Keep swai frozen until ready to use. Once defrosted, cook within 24 hours. After the fish gets prepared, it will keep in a sealed container for 3 to 4 days.