Longtail stingray / Thurakey Cut , 1 Kg
Longtail stingray / Thurakey Cut , 1 Kg
Longtail stingray / Thurakey Cut , 1 Kg
Longtail stingray / Thurakey Cut , 1 Kg
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Longtail stingray / Thurakey Cut , 1 Kg

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Longtail Stingray (Dasyatis longa): Overview and Health Benefits

Overview: The longtail stingray is a marine species found primarily in the eastern Pacific Ocean. Its diet consists mainly of crustaceans, mollusks, and small fish, which contributes to its nutrient profile. While not as commonly consumed as other fish species, stingray meat can be found in certain culinary traditions.

Nutritional Value and Health Benefits: Stingray meat is a source of high-quality protein, essential for muscle growth and repair. It also contains important vitamins and minerals, such as:

  • Omega-3 Fatty Acids: Beneficial for heart health, reducing inflammation, and supporting brain function.
  • Vitamin D: Essential for bone health and immune system function.
  • Vitamin B12: Important for nerve function and the production of red blood cells.
  • Selenium: A powerful antioxidant that helps protect cells from damage.
  • Phosphorus: Crucial for the formation of bones and teeth and plays a role in energy metabolism.

Recipe: Grilled Longtail Stingray

Ingredients:

  • 500 grams of stingray fillets
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 teaspoon smoked paprika
  • 1 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 lemon, sliced
  • Fresh parsley, chopped (for garnish)

Instructions:

  1. Prepare the Marinade:

    • In a bowl, combine the olive oil, minced garlic, smoked paprika, ground black pepper, and salt.
    • Mix well to create a marinade.
  2. Marinate the Stingray:

    • Place the stingray fillets in a shallow dish.
    • Pour the marinade over the fillets, ensuring they are well coated.
    • Cover the dish with plastic wrap and refrigerate for at least 30 minutes, allowing the flavors to infuse.
  3. Preheat the Grill:

    • Preheat your grill to medium-high heat.
    • Lightly oil the grill grates to prevent sticking.
  4. Grill the Stingray:

    • Remove the stingray fillets from the marinade and place them on the preheated grill.
    • Grill the fillets for about 4-5 minutes on each side, or until the flesh is opaque and flakes easily with a fork.
    • Be careful not to overcook the stingray, as it can become tough.
  5. Serve:

    • Transfer the grilled stingray to a serving platter.
    • Squeeze fresh lemon juice over the top for added flavor.
    • Garnish with chopped parsley.
    • Serve immediately with your choice of side dishes, such as grilled vegetables, rice, or a fresh salad.

Note: Ensure that stingray is sourced sustainably and from reputable suppliers to avoid contributing to overfishing and to ensure safety and quality.