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Wild Alaskan Sockeye Salmon - 8 oz.

  • Sustainably Sourced
  • Premium Center Cut
  • Flash-Frozen & Vacuum-Sealed
  • Skin-On / Boneless
  • Wild-Caught in Alaska
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Product Description

Buy Wild Alaskan Sockeye Salmon

One look at the vibrant red of the Wild Alaskan Sockeye Salmon will have you ready for dinnertime…anytime. Native to the Pacific Northwest, Sockeye are sometimes called Red, Blueback, or Kokanee (land-locked) Salmon, and are one of the most abundant salmon species in the Pacific. Sockeye Salmon are born in a river, but live in the ocean, and travel back up their river home to spawn. This abundance makes salmon a popular source of protein for customers all over the country. Measuring anywhere from 5 to 15 lbs. and growing up to 33 inches long, Alaskan Sockeye Salmon provide protein, along with plenty of other nutrients and health benefits in every center-cut filet. Each filet comes frozen to you boneless and with the skin on to ensure optimal texture and taste.

Where Your Fish Comes From

In accordance with NOAA FishWatch guidance, Maine Lobster Now proudly serves sustainably and responsibly sourced seafood products to our customers. Our Alaskan sockeye salmon are wild-caught and sustainably sourced from the Northwest Pacific Ocean off the Alaskan coast.

Serving Size

What’s the Serving Size for 8 oz. Alaskan Sockeye Salmon?

Your Alaskan sockeye salmon will come frozen in an 8 oz. fillet. Each fillet is center-cut, boneless, and with the skin on to retain texture and optimal flavor. Our recommendation is to serve one 8 oz. fillet per person with your favorite fish and seafood appetizers and side dishes.

Nutritional Benefits

The Health Benefits of Salmon

Seafood is widely regarded by medical experts and dieticians to be healthy, providing nutritional benefits not found in other meat sources. While salmon is often widely publicized for its health benefits, in general, most fish species are also low in calories and fat, but high in protein, vitamins, and minerals.

Sockeye Salmon is often included on lists of the best “superfoods” you can find and for good reason. A 3 oz. serving of salmon contains just 60 calories and 10 grams of fat, while offering a whopping 17 grams of protein. Salmon is an excellent source of vitamin B12 to help regulate cells and provides a wealth of omega-3 fatty acids, which have been proven to help lower the risk of cardiovascular diseases, as well as some types of cancer, dementia, and Alzheimer’s.

Frozen Wild Alaskan Sockeye Salmon - 8 oz Portion - Center Cut

Shipping

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Maine Lobster Now offers the best price on shipping fresh and frozen fish, seafood soups and chowders, lobster, and more seafood products. 

You can also schedule your seafood delivery ahead of time. At checkout, choose the date you want your food delivered and we ship all orders overnight so your products are delivered on that day. This ensures we always deliver the freshest possible seafood to your door on the exact day you need it.

In order to bring you a truly memorable seafood experience and keep our products as fresh as possible, all frozen items are shipped with gel packs or dry ice. Dry ice is not hazardous to food and will not contaminate it. In fact, these cooling methods, alongside our own nitrogen freezing process, help keep your seafood at ideal temperatures during shipping and ensure they taste just like they are fresh from the dock.

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Storage & Thawing

Simple Instructions for Storing and Thawing Salmon

Storage: Keep frozen ≤ 0℉ (-18° C). Vacuum-sealed fish held under these conditions should retain their quality for at least 6 to 12 months. Lean white fish (halibut, cod) generally have a longer freezer life than fatty fish (salmon, tuna, sablefish). It is important to note seafood stored in frost-free freezers should be used within 3 months.

Thawing instructions: Thaw under refrigeration ≤ 38℉ (3℃). Before thawing, puncture or remove packaging. For quick-thawing, place frozen fish in cool water for approximately 20 to 30 minutes, just until contents are flexible. Once thawed, immediately cook or refrigerate (if refrigerating, puncture the package). Regardless of the chosen thawing technique, once the product is thawed, it should be cooked within 24 hours and stored at a temperature no higher than 38℉ (3℃).

Cooking Fish

Cooking Wild Alaskan Sockeye Salmon

All of our fish products can be served in a variety of ways. You can follow your own household recipe or find plenty of fish recipes online, like our Miso-Glazed Salmon with Sesame Noodles.

For a simple salt and pepper salmon recipe, follow these instructions:

  1. Preheat oven to 425℉. Line baking sheet with aluminum foil.
  2. Pat salmon dry then rub lightly with oil to cover the fillet. Sprinkle generously with salt and pepper.
  3. Place fish on baking sheet skin side down.
  4. Put into oven. Cook 4-6 minutes for every 1/2 inch thickness of fish. 4 minutes is on the rare side, while 6 is completely cooked through. Salmon is done when it easily flakes.

Please be Aware: Consuming raw or undercooked fish may increase your risk of foodborne illness, especially if you have certain medical conditions.

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