Sockeye Salmon - 5 lbs of Random-Weight Skinless Portions
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Sockeye Salmon - 5 lbs of Random-Weight Skinless Portions

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These skinless and boneless Sockeye portions will vary in size but average about 5 oz each. They're individually vacuum-sealed for maximum convenience.

Your 5 lb box will contain approximately 14 individually packaged portions cut from the same premium grade Sockeye as our larger portions. (The guaranteed minimum total weight is 5 lbs.)

About half of these "ends and pieces" will be tail sections, which cook more quickly and are great for those with a smaller appetite.
 
Sockeye salmon nutrition
In addition to ample protein, Alaskan Sockeye salmon offers abundant omega-3s, as well as unrivaled levels of vitamin D and astaxanthin (as-tuh-zan-thin), a carotenoid-class red-orange pigment with rare antioxidant power.
 
On average, Sockeye salmon provides these amounts of nutrients per 6 oz portion:
  • Omega-3s – About 1,994mg of omega-3 EPA+DHA, or 4 to 8 times more than the minimum daily EPA+DHA intake recommended by most world health authorities (250-500mg)).
  • Vitamin D3 – About 1,170 IU in the optimal D3 form, which is more than most other fish, and more than any fortified food, approaching the child-to-adult US RDA of 600 IU.
  • Astaxanthin – About 6.78 mg. This red-orange pigment is a carotenoid-class nutrient with unique health benefits.
Ingredients:
Wild Alaskan Sockeye (Red) Salmon





Nutrition Facts
Alaskan Sockeye Salmon
Serving Size 6 oz. (171g)

Amount Per Serving
Calories 286 Calories from Fat 131

  % Daily Value*
Total Fat 14.55g 22%
  Saturated Fat 3g 22%
  Trans Fat 0g 0%
Cholesterol 105mg 35%
Sodium 80mg 3%
Total Carbohydrate 0g 0%
  Dietary Fiber 0g
  Sugars 0g
Protein 36g

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

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Storage 
Keep frozen. Thaw overnight in refrigerator, or to quick-thaw, place unopened frozen package in cold water for 30 minutes or until salmon is flexible. 

Cooking Tips 
Rinse salmon quickly in cold, clean water and pat dry. Add our Salmon Marinade, or the seasonings of your choice, to a little olive oil to marinate. Or simply mist salmon lightly with olive oil or macadamia nut oil and dust with seasonings before cooking. 

Cook in a medium-hot lightly oiled pan, under a broiler, or on the grill for 7-8 minutes, until only the center remains translucent. 
 
Remove fish from heat and let it "self-cook" another two to three minutes before serving. Above all, beware of overcooking  your salmon! 

NOTE: It is perfectly safe and healthful to serve Vital Choice salmon raw or partly cooked because our wild-caught, flash-freezing process has rendered it 100% sushi-safe. 

Enliven your salmon entree with an antioxidant-rich seasoning like Vital Choice Organic Salmon Marinade Mix, or other herb-spice blends. 
Frozen foods are packed with dry ice
and ship Monday through Wednesday (except holidays).

Frozen foods ship via 2nd Day Air service or 1-3 Day Express Ground service, depending on shipping date and destination.

Standard Shipping Fees
  • Up to $49.99 = $4.95 shipping
  • $50 - $98.99 = $9.95 shipping
  • $99 and over = FREE shipping
Overnight shipping and other premium services cost extra; for more information, see our Shipping page. (Live shellfish ship overnight at no extra cost.)
  • We cannot ship perishable goods to PO boxes.
  • Free standard shipping applies to all orders of $99 or more sent to any U.S. street address.
  • Perishable shipments to Alaska and Hawaii are subject to surcharges; please see our Shipping page.
When will my frozen foods arrive?
  • Orders placed Saturday, Sunday, Monday, or before 10 AM Tuesday will ship on Tuesday* to arrive 1-3 days later.
  • Orders placed between 10 AM Tuesday and 10 AM Wednesday will ship on Wednesday* to arrive 1-2 days later.
  • Orders placed after 10 AM on Wednesday through 12:00 midnight Friday will ship on Monday* to arrive 1-3 days later.
*Except when a holiday falls on the designated shipping day.

For more information, see our Shipping page.

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