With its orange-red flesh, firm texture and delicate flavor, many consider Coho the best salmon for grilling.
SPECIES FACT SHEET
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FLAVOR & TEXTURE
Known for its orange-red flesh, delicate flavor and firm texture.
Low in saturated fat. An excellent source of
- Omega-3 fatty acids
- High-quality protein
- Selenium and phosphorous
And a good source of potassium.
SIZE & SPECS
The second largest of the five Alaska salmon species. Average weight is 12 pounds. Length ranges from 25 to 35 inches. Generally marketed in whole, steak, or fillet forms.
- Purse seining
Available fresh mid-June through late October and frozen year-round.
An excellent choice for grilling, broiling, sautéing, roasting, poaching, steaming, and smoking. Many consider coho the best salmon for grilling.