Calories, kcal: 88 Protein, g: 17.5 Fat, g: 2.0 Carbohydrates, g: 0.0
Grayling is a freshwater fish of the salmon family. It is considered the most beautiful fish found in Russia. Not very large in size, average weight 1-2 kg, rarely reaches 5 kg. The dorsal fin, which reaches it almost to the tail, gives special beauty to this fish. It is painted with amazing multi-colored patterns (calorizer). The body of the grayling is covered with small scales; asymmetric spots are also located on it, giving it an external attractiveness. The grayling lives in the fast rivers of the north, Siberia and the northeastern part of Russia.
In addition to the external beauty, the fish has an excellent taste, its meat is tender, elastic, white-pink, medium fat content.
Calorie content of grayling
The calorie content of grayling is 88 kcal per 100 grams of product.
Composition and useful properties of grayling
Grayling meat can be eaten by people watching their weight, it is low in calories. It contains vitamin PP and minerals: sulfur, chlorine, nickel, molybdenum, fluorine, chromium, zinc.
It is not recommended to eat fish with individual intolerance to the product.
The use of grayling in cooking
Grayling is cooked like any other river fish. It is fried, stewed, salted, pickled. Especially tasty is obtained from grayling ear, and smoked grayling is also appreciated.
When heat-treating meat, the main thing is not to overexpose it. Otherwise, the meat will be dry and tough. Another popular dish of grayling is he (calorizator). Fish meat does not smell like mud, but has the aroma of fresh cucumber. In specialized stores you can find frozen or chilled grayling.