Chilean sea bass


: patagonian toothfish
also : antarctic toothfish
In the early 1990s, the mysterious Chilean sea bass, the market name for two little-studied species of Patagonian toothfish and Antarctic toothfish, became the darling of both chefs and diners for its unctuous flesh, which was almost impossible to overcook. Caroline Bates

Examples of Chilean sea bass in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Mission Valley’s Arlo will serve a Thanksgiving buffet featuring Tillamook Bay oysters, turkey breast with rosemary gravy, Chilean sea bass with rainbow chard and red wine chimichurri, brown sugar sweet potatoes, Italian stuffing and cheesecake s’mores. Maura Fox, San Diego Union-Tribune, 7 Nov. 2023 On the menu was braised short rib and Chilean sea bass. Jordan Greene, Peoplemag, 5 Nov. 2023 Baked Chilean Sea Bass How good is Chilean sea bass? Brittany Natale, Redbook, 28 July 2023 Black cod makes an excellent substitute for Chilean sea bass. Julia Dowling Rutland, Southern Living, 12 July 2023 Menu highlights: Lambchop fondue, Chilean sea bass, original recipe Delmonico steak, 48-ounce porterhouse, signature butter cake. Bahar Anooshahr, The Arizona Republic, 12 June 2023 Fish like cod, tilapia, flounder, halibut and Chilean sea bass have a meaty texture. Bethany Thayer, Detroit Free Press, 6 May 2023 The chic terrace has great views of downtown Miami and serves moreish seafood dishes like Chilean sea bass and flaming lobster thermidor as well as truffle toast and pork ribs. Joanne Shurvell, Forbes, 20 Apr. 2023 In 2018, the IDNR partnered with a few other organizations, namely the environmental emergency firm Tetra Tech, to give Asian carp the Chilean sea bass treatment. Kate Knibbs, WIRED, 15 Mar. 2023 See More

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First Known Use

1984, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of Chilean sea bass was in 1984

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“Chilean sea bass.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 Nov. 2023.

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