Wild Sockeye Salmon 紅鮭 (~20 oz)
Fish For Sushi wild sockeye salmon weighs approximately ~20 oz with skin on.
Sockeye Salmon 紅鮭
Health Benefits of Salmon
Sockeye salmon is an excellent source of protein, heart-healthy omega-3 fatty acids and vitamin D. In addition to its health benefits, sockeye salmon makes a thoroughly satisfying, diet-friendly meal.
Sockeye Salmon, 紅鮭, also called red or blueback salmon, is among the smaller of the seven Pacific salmon species, but their succulent, bright-orange red meat is prized above all others.
Like all Pacific salmon, they are born in fresh water. However, sockeye require a lake nearby to rear in. Once hatched, juvenile sockeyes will stay in their natal habitat for up to three years, more than any other salmon. They then journey out to the ocean, where they grow rapidly and remain for one to four years.
Sea-going sockeyes have silver flanks with black speckles and a bluish top, thus the name "blueback.” However, as they return upriver to their spawning grounds, their bodies turn bright red. Sockeyes are the third most abundant of the species of Pacific salmons.
Simply defrost in refrigerator for 8-9 hours. Remove from package, pat dry, and enjoy.
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