King Salmon

Also known as Chinook, they are prized for their color, high oil content, firm texture and succulent flesh.

  • Alaska King Salmon is the largest and least abundant of the species.
  • Average weight is approximately 20 pounds and length ranges from 30 to 40 inches.
  • Its high oil content makes it a prime candidate for grilling, broiling, sautéing, baking, poaching, steaming, and smoking.



100g Cooked Portion Calories 
 Protein (g) Fat (g)
Saturated Fat (g)
Sodium (mg)
Cholesterol (mg)
 King (Chinook)  230  26  13  3  60  85

 

Courtesy of the Alaska Seafood Marketing Institute & USDA National Nutrient Database

 

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