Wild Alaska Pink Salmon

Flavor & Texture:

  • Delicate flavor and light, rosy pink-colored flesh
  • Tender texture; similar to trout


  • The smallest and most abundant of the 5 Alaska Salmon species
  • Average weight is 2 to 3 pounds
  • Commonly available in convenient shelf-stable cans or pouches
  • Whole fish and fillets are becoming more available

Preparation Tips:

  • An economical choice for a variety of recipes
  • Great for whole roasting or grilling
  • Because of their milder flavor, they make an excellent vehicle for sauces

Harvesting Methods:

  • Purse Seining
  • Gillnetting
  • Trolling

Nutrition Facts:

  • Excellent source of omega-3 fatty acids
  • Excellent source of high quality protein
  • Excellent source of selenium and phosphorus and a good source of potassium

Serving Size: 3.5 OZ.

  • Calories 150
  • Protein 25g
  • Fat 4g
  • Saturated Fat 1g
  • Sodium 85mg
  • Cholesterol 65mg
  • Omega-3 (mg) 1300

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