Best season to travel to Istanbul

Barbunya (Red Mullet)

The attractive, reddish, crispy skin of fried Barbunya covers this incredibly palatable and delicate meat

Share

Last updated:
reason default image
See all

Barbunya, or red mullet, is both nice-looking and tasty. The fish is dusted in seasoned flour and fried in sunflower oil—a simple recipe, but a truly rewarding taste. Its nice red tinge becomes even more intense after cooking. Red mullet season runs from October to January.

Practical info

Ask a question