Wild-caught in Peru, whiting is a white, round sea fish, one of the smaller members of the cod family. Whiting’s taste is similar to cod, but is more economical and sustainable to buy than cod. Its flesh is light, firm and lean; its taste is sweet and delicate.
There are several varieties of whiting. Whiting can be sautéed or baked, and is used in curries, soups, tacos, and as a main served with vegetables, pastas, rice or other grains. As with most fish and seafood, whiting is nutritious, rich in protein, vitamins, minerals and essential fats. People eat it up!