Wild King Salmon 2 x 8 Oz. Portions - Frozen

Frozen, 2 x 8 Oz. Portions  |  ITEM #CPZSAL3000

The top of the line. The king of all pacific salmon. Best known for its high content of healthy omega-3 oils and its decadent, velvety texture, wild king salmon is as good as it gets and a favorite among discerning professional and home chefs alike.

  • United States
  • Excellent Source of Protein
  • High Vitamin B-6
  • High Vitamin B-12
  • MSC
Special Price $37.99 Regular Price $49.99
Flavor Profile: Light and Pronounced
Texture Profile: Firm
Try This If You Like: Atlantic Salmon, Sockeye Salmon

As the largest of the species of Pacific Salmon, Wild King Salmon offers a light and pronounced flavor profile in its large, and soft-textured flakes that range in color from almost white to pink to deep red. It’s higher fat content, compared to other salmon species, is what contributes to its elevated, luxurious texture and flavor, described as a little less “wild”.

Type Of Cut: Center Cut
Type Of Preparation: Pinbone Out, Scales On, Skin On
Storing Instructions: Keep Frozen
Thawing Instructions: Do Not Refreeze, Preferred Method: Remove From Packaging and Thaw in Refrigerator for Approximately 24 Hours, Quick Method: Thaw In Package in a Bowl of Cold Water, Change Water Every 30 Minutes

It’s important to open and inspect your shipment as soon as you can after it arrives on your doorstep.

Because it is flash-frozen at sea at the peak of its freshness, frozen wild king salmon is an affordable indulgence you can treat yourself to year-round.
While there are a number of safe ways to thaw frozen fish, by far, the best approach to preserve its flavor and consistency is to thaw it for 18-24 hours in the refrigerator.

Remove the wild king salmon from its packaging and put it onto a plate or shallow pan to catch any liquid at least 8-10 hours before you plan to cook it, and preferably overnight.

Cooking Instructions: Cook To An Internal Temperature of 145 Degrees F., Cook Within 24 Hours of Thawing
Cooking Methods: Bake, Broil, En Papillote, Grill, Pan Roast, Pan Sear, Poach, Roast, Sauté, Steam
Number of Servings: 2

Our Favorite King Salmon Recipes:

Wild king salmon begin their lives in a gravel nest at the bottom of a freshwater river, lake or stream. At 10 weeks, they begin their journey downstream, then spend anywhere from one to eight years in the ocean, swimming throughout the Gulf of Alaska and the Bering Sea. Once they reach full maturity, they return to their home stream where they re-adapt to the fresh water and begin their upstream journey to spawn.
Species and Sustainability Information
  • Species: King Salmon
  • Scientific Name: Oncorhynchus tshawytscha
  • Sustainability Rating: MSC
  • Country of Origin: United States
  • Region of Origin: Pacific Northeast (FAO 67)
  • Method of Production: Wild Caught
  • Method of Catch: Gillnet, Troll
  • Seasonal Availability: Year-Round

Wild king salmon is harvested from the open ocean, wild caught in the cold, pristine waters of the Pacific Ocean, and sourced through some of the finest and most productive fisheries in the world, all of which are committed to ocean and environmental sustainability. City Pier Seafood and its parent company Raw Seafoods, Inc. have long-standing relationships with trusted harvesters who have an ongoing commitment to cooperate with researchers to ensure they operate in as clean a manner possible.

As a member of the Global Sustainable Seafood Initiative (GSSI), City Pier Seafood and its parent company, Raw Seafoods, Inc. are among 90+ stakeholders committed to aligning global efforts and resources to address seafood sustainability challenges. Together we are proud to support the GSSI mission to ensure confidence in the supply and promotion of certified seafood.

Ingredients and Nutrition Facts

Wild king salmon is an excellent source of omega-3 fatty acids and is packed with high-quality protein. It is an excellent source of selenium, a mineral that plays a key role in the metabolism, phosphorous, another mineral that along with calcium contributes to strong, healthy bones, and a good source of potassium, a mineral classified as an electrolyte once it enters your body, helping to regulate fluid, send nerve signals and regulate muscle contractions.

Nutrition Facts
Allergens and Dietary Information
  • Contains: Fish (Salmon)
  • Dietary Information: Heart Healthy, Keto, Low Carb, Low Fat, Nutrient Dense, Nutrient Rich, Paleo, Whole 30
  • Additional Information: Excellent Source of Protein, High Vitamin B-6, High Vitamin B-12
Wine Pairings and Side Dishes
  • Recommended Wine Pairings: Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc
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A Few of Our Favorite Recipes:
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