Lean Fish

Has a low fat content—it can be as low as 2.5 percent fat. Lean fish has a delicate texture and mild flavor. Due to the low fat content it dries out easily during cooking and is best cooked with some liquid or fat. Poaching, steaming and sauteing are methods recommended for these types of fish. And if basted during cooking, they can also be baked, broiled or grilled.