Swai fish is an edible catfish that is native to Vietnam. This fish has a sweet, moist taste and a delicate texture. Swai fish have beige-colored flesh that turns white when cooked. They can be baked, broiled, grilled, or coated with bread crumbs and fried.
Swai fish are indigenous to Southeast Asia in the Mekong River Basin and Cambodia, Thailand and Laos. The quality of the fish depends on the waters in which they live and what they feed upon.
Swai fish are low in calories, about 105 calories for a 6-ounce serving, and high in protein, approximately 21 grams in 6 ounces. Their delicate, subtle flavor is suitable for a variety of recipes.