Good value, good sized portions
Really good value white fish. Big portions, ideal for a fish pie.
Good fish that's absolutely versatile
I grew up eating fresh basa along the Mekong Delta and I have to say, these are very very authentic when cooked properly. I do not recommend that you microwave from frozen like the instructions on the package. To prepare it you NEED to defrost it, then wash the fillet (very important step). Then you can do what you want with it. Personally I steam with soy sauce and spring onion and ginger and eat with rice (yum!). The flesh is firmer than cod and I think it would be great if baked as well. Or you can stir fry it. Oh, or you can make tom yum out of it. Also here is the best thing; it is boneless. All basa species have only one bone: the backbone (which is removed already). So if you have a fear of bones or have young children, this fish is a great way to increase your unsaturated fats intake.
A nice cheese sauce brings this value for money fi
A nice cheese sauce brings this value for money fish to life.
THIS IS DISGUSTING - DO NOT BUY IT TASTES OF NOTHINGS & TURNS INTO CRUMBS
Excellent quality, extremely tasty,
Perfect for pressure cooker thai curry
These have become a staple in our household. I use them in my pressure cooker in a thai green curry and they come out perfect everytime. I'm not a fan of fishy fish but this basa doesn't have an overpower flavour so it takes on the lovely thai flavours. It's become a great way for me to get the wonderful benefits of fish without that fishy flavour!
Good freezer standby
Best frozen white fish we have tried to date - good texture and versatile, very enjoyable with a homemade sauce.
Not for me
I tried this as an alternative to fresh Basa but it wasn't for me. I was really hoping it would be good because it works out cheaper and lasts longer, but found it too hard to cook with. Cooking it makes it produce a lot of water from being frozen and then its hard to get it to take on any other flavour using spices, seasonings etc. The microwave method in particular was bad because of the awful smell it creates.
Too unreliable in quality! Have bought these on a couple of occasions as a substitute for cod, first packet ok but tasteless (to be expected I thought) but the second packet OMG at the end of cooking the first was just a chance of rubbery nothingness that swiftly lost its heat. Horrible won’t be buying again
Briiliant - my favourite
Really good quality , good size fillets and lovely flavour