Wild King Salmon Portions | Alaska Gold Seafood
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Wild Alaskan king salmon are prized by gourmet chefs for their large, luscious flake and extraordinarily high healthy fat content. Our line-caught Alaska Gold King Salmon are the gold standard for wild salmon. These king salmon portions are our most popular offering!
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What’s so special about our Alaska Gold King Salmon?
- King salmon is loaded with healthy omega-3 oils, vitamin D, and selenium
- Line-caught with attention to detail and quality
- From the pristine waters of Southeast Alaska
- Convenient portions make it easy to provide an elegant, nutritious meal for you and your family
Line-caught on the open ocean when their natural oil content, color, and texture are at their peak, Alaska Gold king salmon are handled with the utmost of care one fish at a time. They are the gold standard for wild salmon.
Wild Alaskan king salmon are prized by gourmets for their large, luscious flakes and high fat content. King salmon store this fat for their journeys up long river systems fed by glaciers in Alaska. When you eat Alaska king salmon, you can savor the extraordinary journey that these wild salmon take. Like a well-marbled steak, the fat melts into the salmon, giving it a rich and velvety texture. These are the good fats that cardiologists and nutritionists celebrate. Because of this heart-healthy fat, king salmon are perfect for grilling and searing, with just salt and pepper. As one of our customers said upon receiving her order: “Line-caught salmon, nothing less than the best!!! Grilled it plain, seemed like it just came out of the sea.”
King salmon's meat colors range from orange-red to creamy white and everything in between, mostly depending on the ratio of shrimp and krill to prey fish they are eating. King salmon are the largest and least numerous of the Pacific salmon and they are truly special.
The king salmon’s big flake and succulent, rich flavor taste best with a slow cook or grill at 275° F over a flavorful hardwood like alder or cedar. Capers or mustard-y acidic sauces will help balance out the rich flavor of a king salmon. Or, check out our recipe for king salmon with lemon caper sauce and cauliflower puree for ideas on how to cook your wild Alaska king salmon!
Our individually wrapped and vacuum-sealed portions are skin-on, boneless, and weigh in between 7 and 9 ounces.