Copper River Sockeye Salmon Tail Portions
Our Copper River sockeye salmon tail portions are frozen and individually vacuum-sealed in 4 to 8 oz. packages. They are boneless and skinless.
Our vacuum-sealed, frozen Copper River sockeye salmon tail portions can be stored in your freezer for several months. The salmon tails can be thawed under refrigeration about 12 hours before preparation. The vacuum-sealed packages can also be ran under cold water to speed up the thawing process considerably.
An average serving size of sockeye salmon would be one half pound, however, due to the richness of this salmon a smaller portion size may be desired.
When it comes to nutritional benefits, Copper River Salmon are a smart choice for a healthy diet. The high oil content of Copper River salmon contains Omega-3 fatty acids which help reduce heart disease and lower cholesterol. Studies have also found that fish oil can help combat ailments such as psoriasis, rheumatoid arthritis, breast cancer, and migraines. Furthermore, Alaska salmon is an excellent source of vitamin D, protein and essential amino acids.
Commercial Fishing Season (Available Fresh):
The Copper River sockeye salmon fishery is one of the first salmon fisheries to open every year in Alaska. The fish are handled very carefully when caught, being bled and dressed immediately, put on ice and shipped out fresh.
Alaska's popular Copper River Sockeye salmon are among the most popular salmon in the world. These prized fish have a delicious, bold flavor, and high levels of heart-smart Omega-3s. The Sockeye salmon, known by Alaskan's as "Reds", are some of the most highly prized wild Alaska salmon for several reasons. Beyond their firm texture, excellent taste, and ruby-red meat, they are one of the first salmon to run up the Copper River each spring.
They represent the ending of winter, and the beauty of spring. They are delectable, and their ruby-red fillets are perfect for summertime grilling. Try them on the grill, and you'll be amazed at the extraordinary, savory results!