A member of the same family as the black drum, redfish is a popular gamefish that’s also earned a spot on dinner tables throughout the South. Its pale pink flesh has a sweet taste with fine to medium flakes.

Availability: Year-Round

Origin: Farm-Raised (Texas)

Texture and Flavor: White, firm yet tender, mild, similar to snapper

Cooking Methods: Grill, blacken, deep fry, pan fry, sauté, bake, seafood stews, ceviche

Substitutes: Black drum, Snapper, Grouper