A lean, mild fish found along the South Atlantic coast. This member of the jack family is hard to find in markets but, when available, is usually sold whole. Amberjack is best baked or sautéed. See also fish.
From The Food Lover's Companion, Fourth edition by Sharon Tyler Herbst and Ron Herbst. Copyright © 2007, 2001, 1995, 1990 by Barron's Educational Series, Inc.