Species

Wild Alaska Sockeye Salmon

Known for their rich flavor and distinctive deep red flesh, which retains its color throughout cooking.

Alaska Sockeye Salmon

FLAVOR & TEXTURE

Deep red flesh
Excellent color retention
Distinctive rich flavor
Firm texture

nutrition facts

Excellent source of omega-3 fatty acids
Excellent source of high quality protein
Excellent source of selenium and phosphorous and a good source of potassium

size & specs

The second most abundant Alaska Salmon species
On average, they weigh 6 pounds and measure 25 inches in length
Generally marketed in whole, steak or fillet forms
Also available in convenient, shelf-stable cans and pouches

harvesting methods

Gillnetting
Purse Seining

seasonal availability

Available fresh from mid-May through mid-September, and frozen year-round

preparation tips

Perfect for grilling, broiling, sautéing, roasting, poaching, steaming, and smoking
Named for its distinctive red meat color, which is retained throughout the cooking process