Open Blue Cobia Taco Strips
Open Blue Cobia Taco Strips
Open Blue Cobia Taco Strips
Open Blue Cobia Taco Strips

Open Blue Cobia Taco Strips

Contains one 8 oz. portion

Regular price$10
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The best fish tacos start with the best fish, and Open Blue Cobia taco strips bring the clean flavor of the deep ocean to your table. Pre-portioned, packed with nutrition, and easy to prepare, Open Blue Cobia taco strips will make taco night legendary. They're perfect for salads and kids' meals as well!

Boneless, skinless, premium white fish strips perfect for tacos, salads, and more
Packed with protein, and healthy Omega-3s for healthy dining
Mild, buttery flavor cooks up quickly for easy kitchen magic
Pre-measured portions mean no fuss and no waste at mealtimes.

We all know how healthy seafood is to eat; however, to enjoy it fully, we recommend the following suggestions to Make It Easy!

Fish Fillets

- Sear Medium to High

- 3 to 5 minutes

- Max Finish Temp 145°F

Fish Portions (6-8oz)

- Broil or Bake (350°F Pre-Heated)

- Bake Time 12-20 mins (Thickness)

- Max Finish Temp 145°F

- Seafood Should be Flaky

Shrimp

- Sear Medium to High

- 3 to 5 minutes

- Finish Temp 130-140°F

DON'T OVERCOOK...SHRIMP IS LOW IN FAT & COOKS FAST

SCALLOPS

- Sear Med. High to High

- 45-90 Seconds per side

- Finish Temp 120°F

DON'T OVERCOOK... SCALLOPS ARE LOW IN FAT & COOK FAST

LOBSTER - BAKED

- Pre-Heat Oven to 350°F

- Baked for 15 minutes

- Use a meat thermometer (140-145°)

- Brush with butter frequently

LOBSTER - BOILED

- Boil Salted Water

- Reduce to Low Bubbling

- 3 to 5 Minutes (3-6oz Tail)

- Add 1 minute for each additional ounce

- Cool immediately in ice water

Please Note: The above guidelines are suggestions only. The average time depends on the size/amount of seafood portions. Stoves and pans also vary in performance, so check color and texture regularly to achieve perfectly cooked seafood. Please use a meat thermometer for accuracy.

Thawing frozen seafood properly is significant not only to ensure the quality of the seafood but also to prevent health risks. For example, all of our seafood has a protective glaze of water to prevent freezer burn-in to ensure quality. Once thawed, gently pat away any excess moisture from the glazing as soon as possible.

We recommend that you follow the USDA’s instructions on safe food handling, which can be found here. We also recommend that all cooking instructions are followed and that you use a food thermometer to ensure that all seafood and other applicable items are cooked to the USDA’s recommended internal temperatures, which can be found here.

Here are a few simple ways how to defrost:

The Refrigerator Method

It might be the longest, but thawing seafood in the refrigerator is undoubtedly the safest way to thaw any protein such as seafood. It also protects the quality of the seafood, providing the best quality-control method. For example, for our Individual Frozen Portions (IFP) or Individually Quick Frozen (IQF) bags like our shrimp and scallops, it can take up to 12- 24 hours to thaw. Please remove from the original package, plate, and cover, or at a minimum, puncture the plastic packaging. Once melted, seafood lasts up to three days in the original packaging. Do not refreeze after thawing.

The Water Method

Here’s how it works:

IFP Portions: Place the seafood in a bowl of cold water (not warm or hot as that starts the cooking process) in the kitchen sink. Change the water now and then or place a constant drip/spray of water to control the temperature. Check the seafood after one hour – it should be fully thawed by then. Cook immediately after thawing.

IQF bags:

Place the desired quantity of seafood (scallops/shrimp) that you will use into another resealable bag.Replace unused IQF seafood immediately back into the freezer.Submerge the sealed bag in a bowl of cold tap water.Let the bag sit in the water until it’s completely thawed, changing the water every 30 minutes, if necessary.

We don’t recommend running under cold water outside of the bag. Cook immediately after thawing.

The Microwave Method

Not always the favorite way, but it’s fast, and the microwave method is undoubtedly the quickest of the three. Still, it’s the least preferred method to preserve the seafood’s quality. But if you forgot to take it out of the freezer and are in a hurry, here’s what you do: make sure you puncture the plastic before placing it in the microwave. Use the “Defrost” function and set the time according to weight. Cook immediately after thawing.

When will my order ship?

We ship all orders on Mondays, Tuesdays, and Wednesdays. Orders placed before 12pm EST on those days will ship same day. Orders placed after 12pm EST on Wednesday will ship the following Monday. All orders ship via 2 day shipping.

We will keep you updated via email regarding your order. You'll receive an email with tracking information when your order ships, is out for delivery, and arrives to your door.

Orders must be $99 or more after all discounts and before any tax. All Orders receive FREE SHIPPING.

We can offer expedited shipping at a additional cost. Please contact customer support here.

Where do you ship?

We ship anywhere in the continental U.S., as long as it has a street address, not a PO Box

FOR MORE INFORMATION ON ORDERS AND TRACKING GO HERE.

Only from harvesters we trust

Open Blue takes extreme care to raise the perfect fish from their state-of-the-art hatchery to their offshore open ocean farms. Open Blue is a pioneer in deep water, open ocean mariculture – their fully submersible SeaStations situated 8 miles offshore are designed to withstand the most challenging ocean conditions such as strong currents, high wind speeds, and wave heights.

Determined to create the most innovative and sustainable operation possible, Open Blue selected the Caribbean coastal waters of Panama as an ideal location and Cobia as the perfect fish to feed a growing world – a fish with great flavor and texture, rich in Omega-3 and a minimal environmental footprint.

OUR SEAFOOD HAS A STORY.

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