Wild Pacific King Salmon
6 oz portions, skinless/boneless |
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- Certified Kosher (EarthK) Approved for Passover
- Line-caught for superior quality
- Sustainably harvested
- Product of USA (Alaska) or Canada (British Columbia)
King (chinook) salmon is the richest, most luscious member of the Pacific salmon family, with the highest omega-3 levels.
Line-caught on small boats, our king salmon is iced immediately and flash-frozen to preserve its fresh-caught quality.
Pure and wholesome
Wild Pacific salmon ranks among the purest of all ocean fish, which is why the EPA, FDA, Alaska Division of Public Health, and consumer organizations recommend it without reservation. To learn more, visit our Purity page.
Wild king (Chinook) salmon top all wild species for fat and omega-3 content, and is very rich in vitamin D
King salmon nutrition
In addition to ample protein, king salmon offers unrivaled levels of omega-3s, and abounds in vitamin D and the beneficial red-orange, carotenoid-class antioxidant pigment called astaxanthin (as-tuh-zan-thin).
These amounts are per 6 oz portion, and will vary annually and by harvest location:
- Omega-3s – Provides six to 13 times more than the minimum daily EPA+DHA intake recommended by most world health authorities (250-500mg).
- Vitamin D3 – Provides one- to two-thirds of the child-to-adult US RDA (600 IU) ... more than almost all other fish, and far more than any fortified food.
- Astaxanthin – About 1.49 mg (red king). This red-orange pigment is a carotenoid-class nutrient with unique health benefits. Astaxanthin content varies by color: King portions have the most while Ivory King portions have the least.
Learn this food's omega 3/6 balance, and why it matters.
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"King Salmon & Chilean Sea Bass" Review: I.have been a customer of Vital Choice for over 10 years. The quality of the fish I order is always 5-star, as well as the delivery experience. I recently ordered King Salmon and Chilean Sea Bass and couldn't be more pleased. The salmon was so delicious, as always, but it was my first order of the Sea Bass. Magnificent!!
"Incredible quality" Review: I changed my diet in January, away from meat, sugar, carbs, soda, and to nuts, grains, water, fruits and veggies and this incredible fish. I've lost 40 pounds and I feel much better. Now I don't feel satisfied if I don't eat this. It's delicious, nutritious, and I feel good about supporting sustainable fishing. I eat this almost every day and I don't worry at all about contamination. My overall health after six months of almost daily consumption of this fish is testament to its healthfulness. I have tried the local wild caught salmon at Safeway and it is literally inedible. Vital choice is the gold standard for me. Thanks for your incredible products.
"The best I’ve ever had!" Review: Fresh, delicious and perfect!
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Nutrition & IngredientsIngredients: Wild Pacific King (Chinook) Salmon
Nutrition FactsWild King SalmonServing Size 6 oz (170g)
Amount Per ServingCalories 295 Calories from Fat 160
% Daily Value*Total Fat 18g 27%Saturated Fat 5g 26%Trans Fat 0gCholesterol 85mg 28%Sodium 80mg 3%Total Carbohydrate 0gDietary Fiber 0gSugars 0gProtein 34g
Vitamin A 10% • Vitamin C 1%
Calcium 4% • Iron 2%
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Keep frozen at or below 0° F (-18° C). Vacuum-sealed fish held under these conditions should retain its quality for at least six to 12 months. Shellfish and lean white fish (halibut, cod) generally have a longer freezer life than fatty fish (salmon, tuna, sablefish).
NOTE: Seafood stored in frost-free freezers should be used within 3 months.
Thaw under refrigeration at or below 38 degrees Fahrenheit (3 degrees Celsius). Before thawing, puncture or remove packaging.
For quick-thawing, place frozen package in cool water for approximately 20 to 30 minutes, just until contents are flexible.Once thawed, immediately cook or refrigerate (if refrigerating, puncture package). Prior to cooking, do not allow fish to reach temperatures above 38 degrees Fahrenheit (3 degrees Celsius)
Cooking and serving tips
- Rinse fish quickly in cold, clean water.
- Cook in a medium-hot lightly oiled pan, under a broiler, or on the grill for 7-8 minutes, until only the very center is still translucent.
- Remove fish from heat and let it “self-cook” another two to three minutes, until just cooked through to center before serving.
- NOTE: It is perfectly safe and healthful to serve our fish raw or partly cooked, because flash-freezing has rendered it 100% sushi-safe.
- Enliven your fish entree with seasonings such as Vital Choice Organic Salmon Marinade Mix or other herb-spice blends.
- Add the seasonings of your choice to a little olive oil and marinate the fish, refrigerated, for 30-60 minutes or overnight. Or, simply mist fish lightly with olive oil or macadamia nut oil and dust with seasonings before cooking.
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