Wild Sockeye Fillets

Oncorhynchus nerka

Characteristics

  • Skin-on, pin bone-out
  • Reddest meat of all Salmon species
  • Fillets average 1.2-2.5 lbs. each
  • Approx. 5-7 fillets per case
  • An Oceanwise choice
  • Cut from Sashimi quality frozen Sockeye
  • Convenient, ready-to-use, Wild Salmon fillet for the off-season!

Handling & Storage

  • Refreshed fillets have less elasticity due to having been frozen, so careful handling is a must.
  • Always pick up fillet(s) with two hands, to reduce any gaping.
  • Process immediately, and store well-iced. Avoid leaving product sitting in ice melt. Re-ice daily.
  • Minimum shelf life is 3 days from delivery.

Seasonal Availability Available Year Round - Re-Fresh

Flavor/Texture Profile TEXTURE: raw meat is medium-firm, and the cooked meat stays red, and firm.

FLAVOUR: Sockeye carries a large amount of fat, giving the meat a nice, rich flavor.

Cooking Tips

  • Simple grilling hi-lights the wonderful flavor of Sockeye.
  • May also be baked, broiled, smoked, steamed, or poached.
  • Good substitutes would be Chinook (spring) salmon, or Coho salmon.

Recipe Grilled Salmon Fillets with Creamy Horseradish Sauce