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Wild Alaskan Sockeye Salmon is iconic for its vibrant color and exceptional health properties, having the highest amount of Omega-3 fatty acids of any fish. Sockeye is also known for its strong flavor, often referred to as "the salmon, that tastes the most like salmon". Slightly leaner than other salmon species, the firm texture allows for easy grilling, baking, or frying in the skillet.

2 pieces per pack

Source: Wild

Cooking Instructions
Cooking methods
Grill, Bake, Poach, Pan-Fry, Fry
Wine pairings
Sauvignon Blanc, Pinot Noir, Riesling
Sockeye Salmon is a Northwest favorite and it's easy to see why. The flesh is firm and pink with a rich, buttery flavor. The best way to cook Sockeye Salmon is to pan-sear it skin-side down in a hot skillet until it's crispy and the flesh is cooked through. One simple way to elevate your Sockeye Salmon is to serve it with a delicious sauce. For example, try my Honey-Lime Cilantro Sauce. It's easy to make and it goes great with Sockeye Salmon.
Flavor Profile
Sockeye salmon is a rich, fatty fish that is perfect for a luxurious meal. The flavor profile is intense, with a strong salmon taste that is complimented by a slightly smoky finish. The texture is firm, but still juicy, and the overall eating experience is simply exquisite.
Chef's Serving Suggestions
If you're looking to pair a delicious side dish with your Sockeye Salmon, I highly recommend trying some roasted Brussels sprouts with bacon. The salty and smoky flavor of the bacon pairs perfectly with the delicate flavor of the salmon. Another great option is a simple herb sauce made with parsley, lemon, and olive oil. This sauce can be used to top any type of fish, so its a great option if you're looking for something versatile. Some of the best side dishes to serve with Sockeye Salmon include rice, couscous, orzo, and other small pastas.

Bristol Bay Sockeye Salmon

Bristol Bay, a global sockeye salmon leader, maintains 130 years of responsible management, securing success for salmon runs, fishing families, and communities.

A Taste of Legacy

Bristol Bay Sockeye Salmon's wild flavor is a result of sustainable practices in the planet's leading sockeye provider. For over 130 years, the commitment to responsible fishery management has produced salmon rich in omega-3s, antioxidants, and vital nutrients. This flavorful legacy encapsulates the essence of Bristol Bay's dedication to taste and tradition, ensuring a culinary experience that reflects a century-long commitment to quality.

Transparent Harvesting Oasis

Bristol Bay's vast system of pristine rivers and snow-fed lakes forms an ideal habitat for sockeye salmon. Small boat fishermen, using drift and set gillnets with virtually zero bycatch, harvest salmon with meticulous care. From the point of harvest, where the fish are chilled, to the quick delivery to nearby processing plants, every step is visible, ensuring a sustainable seafood choice that you can trust. The transparency in the harvesting process reflects a commitment to environmental stewardship and responsible sourcing.

Small Boats, Big Hearts

In Bristol Bay, the heart of the fishery beats in small boats with big hearts. The size of fishing vessels is limited to a maximum of 32 feet, fostering a family-style fishery. This intentional limit prevents large corporations from monopolizing the harvest, ensuring economic opportunities for many. Generations of small boat fishermen, with a commitment rooted in tradition, sustainably hand-harvest salmon with care. The result is not just a thriving fishery but a close-knit community that values sustainability and shared responsibility.

Sustainable Salmon Symphony

Bristol Bay orchestrates a symphony of sustainability, setting records with a 2022 harvest of 78 million sockeye. The commitment to future health is evident in careful management, collaborative science, and strict regulations. Fishery biologists and managers work hand in hand to set escapement goals and harvest targets, ensuring a balance that supports the natural life cycle of salmon. This dedication makes Bristol Bay the world's largest sockeye salmon run. From the open ocean migration to the rivers and protected spawning beds, each step is monitored to guarantee a thriving salmon population for generations to come.

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