Tulingan, also known as Skipjack Tuna, is a small to medium-sized species of tuna that is found in tropical and subtropical waters around the world. It is a fast-swimming pelagic fish and is known for its firm, pinkish-red flesh and mild, slightly sweet flavor. Tulingan is a popular choice for canning and is commonly used in canned tuna products.
Fresh tulingan, also known as fresh skipjack tuna, is a good source of protein and omega-3 fatty acids, which are beneficial for heart health. The meat of Tulingan is typically pinkish-red in color and has a firm texture. It can be prepared in a variety of ways, including grilling, broiling, or sautéing, and is often used in sushi, sashimi, poke bowls, and ceviche. Tulingan is a popular seafood choice for many people, it is considered a delicacy.