King Salmon

King Salmon - Oncorhynchus tshawytscha (Chinook Salmon)

Alaska Wild King Salmon is prized for its color, high oil content, firm texture and succulent flesh.

Alaska Wild King Salmon is the largest and rarest salmon in the world, with a body size often over 92 cm (36 inches) with a weight over 14 kg (30 pounds). The world-record Alaskan King Salmon was recorded at 147 cm (58 inches) and 57 kg (126 pounds). Alaskan wild King Salmon makes a truly impressive dish for a variety of attractive plate presentations. Its high oil content makes it a prime candidate for grilling, broiling, sautéing, baking, poaching, steaming, and smoking.

Fast Facts

  • Largest and rarest salmon species.
  • Body length often exceeds 92 cm (36 inches).
  • Prized for color, high oil content, firm texture and succulent flesh.
  • Also known as chinook, blackmouth, chins, quinnat, tyee, tule, and spring salmon.
Nutrition Information – Alaska Wild King Salmon
Serving Size 3.5 oz. Calories Protein (g) Fat (g) Saturated Fat (g) Sodium (mg) Cholesterol (mg)
King (Chinook) 229 26 13 3 60 84
Alaska Wild King Salmon Range