Pink salmon have a light, delicate flavor great for roasting or grilling, or topping with your favorite sauce.
SPECIES FACT SHEET
Download the complete Alaska Salmon fact sheet.
FLAVOR & TEXTURE
Delicate flavor and light, rosy pink-colored flesh. Tender texture, similar to trout.
Excellent source of
- Omega-3 fatty acids
- High quality protein
- Selenium and phosphorous
Also a good source of potassium.
SIZE & SPECS
The smallest and most abundant of the five 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.
- Purse Seining
Available fresh from mid-June through September and frozen year-round.
An economical choice for a variety of recipes. Great for roasting or grilling. Because of their milder flavor, they make an excellent vehicle for sauces.