Wild Red Spring

Oncorhynchus tshawytscha

Characteristics

  • Primarily caught off the Pristine waters of Queen Charlotte Islands
  • Available Fresh Head-on and Head off or Frozen (FAS) H & G
  • Size graded 7 - 11 lb. 11 – 18 lb., 18 + lb. each
  • Also referred to as King Salmon
  • Troll caught product
  • An Oceanwise choice
  • Highest Omega 3 Content of all Wild Salmon
  • Deep orange to red flesh
  • Excellent for Portioning, Filleting or Smoking

Handling & Storage

  • Look for H & G Fish that Brite skin across entire body.
  • Quality fish flesh will spring back after touching.
  • Iced properly around fish and in belly cavity will extend shelf life of fish
  • Avoid leaving product sitting in ice melt. Re-ice daily.
  • Minimum shelf life is 5 days from delivery.

Seasonal Availability

Available Fresh mainly in June, July, August with localized openings year round.

Flavour/Texture Profile TEXTURE: Large moist flakes produce a beautiful, delicate texture.

FLAVOUR: The King of all Salmon has a rich, full bodied taste.

Cooking Tips

  • Sashimi quality
  • Suitable for all cooking methods
  • Good substitute would be Sockeye salmon.

Recipe Roasted Salmon with Fresh Salsa