Alaskan King Salmon
Alaska’s state fish, the coveted Alaskan king salmon, is by far the most desired salmon Alaska has to offer. They’re the largest and scarcest of the five species of Alaska salmon, bearing the highest amounts of Omega-3 oils of all Alaskan salmon. Because of this high oil content, they are considered to be the richest salmon in the world.
These Alaskan King Salmon are individually hand caught in the brisk, clean waters of Alaska, cleaned out immediately, and then we blast freeze them to -30. This process allows our customers to experience exactly what Alaskan King Salmon tastes like directly out of Alaska’s waters, and believe us, you won’t be disappointed.
All of our Alaskan King Salmon are sushi grade; highest quality in the world.
Serving size: 100 grams
Calories – 231
Protein – 25.7 g
Fat – 13.3 g
Saturated Fat – 3.2 g
Sodium – 60 mg
Cholesterol – l85 mg
Omega – 31.7 g
Heart-smart oil content: ~8-12%
Frequently Asked Questions
Q. Are there benefits of eating Wild Alaska King Salmon versus Atlantic farm-raised salmon?
A. Yes, all Alaska king salmon are Wild. These fish grow naturally in Alaska’s cold, clear waters. Farm raised salmon are fed pellets that contain antibiotics, pesticides, growth hormones and artificial coloring agents. Free-ranging wild Alaska king salmon are recognized as the purest fish found anywhere. In fact, the Alaska Division of Public Health continues to encourage “pregnant women, women who are breast feeding, women of childbearing age, and young children continue unrestricted consumption of fish from Alaskan waters.” In this article Dr. Mercola did a study on Omega 3 increasing your life span, and he found that ; Compared to those in the lowest percentiles, those with omega-3 blood levels in the highest 20 percent were:
- 27 percent less likely to die of any cause
- 40 percent less likely to die of coronary heart disease, and
- 48 percent less likely to die of an arrhythmia
The full article can be found here
Q. What is the shelf life of Wild Alaskan King Salmon once it is thawed-out?
A. If Alaskan King Salmon is kept refrigerated at 38 F or less you still have 5-7 days to consume it. You begin to loose quality from the time the product is thawed, so cook it or refreeze it as soon as you can.
Q. Is fresh frozen Wild Salmon as good as fresh?
A.YES! if done right, in most cases it’s better. The Alaska seafood industry has perfected advanced quick-freezing technology (FAS) Frozen At Sea , which is unique in its ability to capture the fresh-caught flavor of the Alaska salmon while preserving the fish’s firm texture and rich color. Fresher-frozen natural Wild Alaska Salmon is available year-round in portion-controlled sizes in a variety of product forms. Fresher-frozen products minimize shrink and keep margins high for restaurants. Frozen products that have been in a frozen state since they were first processed (FAS) and stored properly will keep their quality until they are thawed. Wild Alaska Salmon, if handled properly, can result in a culinary experience without equal. The main concern with Salmon quality is temperature abuse. Salmon must be kept refrigerated from the time it is caught to the time it is prepared for cooking or the result is usually soft and smelly fish. Three ways to tell quality Salmon: smell it, touch it and look at it. If it smells fishy then it’s probably not fresh. When you touch it, if your finger print remains imprinted on the skin then it’s not fresh. Look at the eyes of the fish and if they are milky in color then it’s not fresh. The skin shouldn’t’ look dry or discolored in anyway. Your best insurance when buying wild Alaska Salmon is to know your purveyor. Buying direct from Alaska is your guarantee of getting Wild Salmon.