Swai is a white-flesh fish (typically available in fillet form) with a sweet mild, taste and light flaky texture. Swai can be cooked various ways, including being broiled, grilled, or coating with bread crumbs and fried. It's not hard to prepare and tends to soak in flavors of sauces and spices. A 3.5-ounce serving of plain fish contains around 90 calories, 4 grams of fat (1.5 saturated), 45 grams of cholesterol and 50 milligrams of sodium.
Swai is an iridescent shark, which is a species of catfish shark. They live in Asia and are a freshwater fish that must have warm water. The Swai fish has a coarse and thinner meat, without the sweet flavor of other fish.
Swai is a type of river catfish that is commonly farmed in Vietnam. With a relatively mild flavor and virtually no 'fishy' smell, this variety of catfish may be preferred over the traditional American channel catfish.