Fresh perch has moist, translucent, deep-pink flesh with no fishy odor. Cooked, the lean meat is white, with a mild, sweet flavor and firm but flaky texture. Although farmed fish have a higher fat content and lower protein level than wild, the taste is essentially identical.
Bake, Broil, Fry, Grill, Poach, Sauté
March - November
Canada, United States