Arctic Char: Our New Favorite Fish

If you’re a fan of salmon and trout, get to know Arctic Char―a mild but distinctively rich fish.

Tandoori-spiced Char with Cilantro-Mint Drizzle
Becky Luigart-Stayner

Tandoori-spiced Char with Cilantro-Mint Drizzle

“Arctic char is the perfect starter for learning to love salmon―it’s similar in color and texture, but the taste is much milder,” Julia says. “Any seasoning or cooking technique good for salmon works for char! As much as I loved this dish, I never expected my 5-year-old to devour most of my portion. The spices in the Tandoori Rub have an inherent sweetness that appeals to young palates.”

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