Basa (Pangasius bocourti) is a species of catfish in the family Pangasiidae. Basa are native to the Mekong and Chao Phraya basins in Mainland Southeast Asia. After caught in the waters of Vietnam, it has been processed and cleaned, then immediately frozen to maximize the freshness and optimize the texture. Basa fish is slightly sweet and mild in flavor. When cooked, it is moist and white in color with a delicate texture. Basa fillets contain no bones and make a pleasant light meal. Additionally, this catfish member is extremely nutritious. Being less fatty and oily than other single-boned fish, it is perfect for those who are on a strict diet regimen to lose weight. Also, it contains a huge source of protein that helps to build muscle mass and maintaining proper enzymatic function of cells in the body. It is found a significant percentage of fat in this fish which is vital to regulate body temperature as well as to fulfil energy and developmental requirements.
There are 2 variations available for this product:
- 10 lb case of 4 oz fillets
- 30 lb case (8 x 3.75 lb bags) of 8-10 oz fillets