Sockeye Salmon

Sockeye Salmon - Oncorhynchus nerka (Red Salmon)

Alaska Wild Sockeye Salmon is prized for its deep red color and rich flavor.

Alaska Wild Sockeye Salmon has a distinct, deep red flesh that retains its color throughout cooking to bring dramatic impact to every presentation. Sockeyes are very versatile, suitable for grilling, broiling, sautéing, baking, poaching, steaming, and smoking.

Fast Fact

  • Prized for deep red color and flavor.
  • Second most abundant Alaska salmon species.
  • Average weight is about 2.7 kg (6 pounds), up to a maximum of about 7 kg (15 pounds).
  • Body length can be up to 92 cm (36 inches).
  • Also known as red or blueback salmon.
Nutrition Information – Alaska Wild Sockeye Salmon
Serving Size 3.5 oz. Calories Protein (g) Fat (g) Saturated Fat (g) Sodium (mg) Cholesterol (mg)
Sockeye 167 21 9 1 47 62
Alaska Wild Sockeye Salmon Range