Silver Pomfret fish contribute one of the main groups of table fish in India. It is a seawater fish consisting of a single bone. It is considered as one of the finest fish for its distinct flavor and taste. Pomfrets are usually prepared whole after removing the inner organs from the fish’s body. The fish is at its best taste when they are cooked fresh.
Sliver pomfret is an excellent source of B vitamins including vitamin B12 and Niacin. It is lowest in vitamin B2 (riboflavin) in terms of B complex vitamin composition with respect to the % daily value. In every 100 g, it provides 127% the RDI of vitamin B12. Rich in proteins and low in fat, tastes best when fried, grilled or steamed.