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Wild Pink Salmon Fillets

3.75 lbs - 22.5 lbs

Starting at $95

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Size:

Choose whole fillets or 6oz portions. Whole Fillets: 10-12 per approx. 10lbs Portions: choose from 10, 20, 30, or 60 pieces (approx. 6 oz each)

Features:

Wild Caught
Individually Vacuum Packed
Flash Frozen

Season:

July-August

Origin:

Alaska



Alaska-caught wild pink salmon fillets are available as either whole frozen fillets or pre-cut into 6oz portions.  Six ounces is the standard (generous) single serving size used by most restaurants.

Pink salmon (aka humpback salmon) is the most abundant of the salmon varieties caught in the Pacific Northwest, but it's also the least known. That's a shame, because they have the most delicate, tender flesh of all the Pacific salmon. In addition to this, they are more abundant and eat lower down on the food chain than most other salmon. Pink salmon also spawn (and thus are fished) at a much younger age. This means that there is less bio-accumulation in their bodies of toxic residue compared to other species.

Pink salmon are the smallest of the Pacific species, which means their fillets are correspondingly smaller and more manageable than those taken from a King or other large salmon. Their flesh has a smaller flake than a sockeye or king.

So why don't you see them all over restaurant menus? Unfortunately Pink salmon are often fished in such a way that their natural tenderness becomes a detriment. The mechanized unloading of fish from large boats en-masse via vacuum tubes pounds them to such an extent that they're usually only suitable for canning.

The Pink salmon we offer are fished in a sustainable fashion off the coast of Alaska so as to not imperil the health of the fisheries. They are headed and gutted then refrigerated at sea, resulting in a far fresher fish. Upon returning to harbor, they are carefully carried from family operated fishing boats one at a time, by hand, before being flash-frozen, preserving them in all their tender, tasty glory.


Storage: Store pink salmon fillets & fillet portions in your freezer until close to when you're planning on cooking them, then defrost & store in the refrigerator.

How to Defrost Food for Best Quality & Safety

Shelf Life: Up to 72 hours once thawed.


Pink salmon fillets & fillet portions can be broiled, smoked, baked, poached, and grilled. If grilling, be sure to thoroughly clean and oil the grill in order to prevent the salmon from sticking. This is especially important with Pink salmon because the flesh is so tender. Serve with wild rice and lemon wedges, garnished with butter and dill or lavender buds.

Pink salmon can also be cooked separately and featured in salads or sandwiches, or used to finish your favorite cream pasta sauce to add color and flavor.

How to Remove Fish Skin (if desired)
Salmon Recipes & Techniques


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