Salmon (Wild), Coho Silver

Jason Oh

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Species Name:
Oncorhynchus kisutch
Sustainability Rating:

GreenGreen – Best Choice

What:

Wild Silver Salmon is also known as Coho salmon.

When:
Available fresh mid-summer to late fall
Where/How:

Where – Alaska, Canada, Washington, and Oregon

How – Wild Caught; troll, gillnet, purse seine

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Characteristics

CharacteristicsWild caught silvers (especially troll caught fish) are exceptionally flavorful with moderate to high levels of fat. Very versatile, you can grill, bake, poach, broil, steam, smoke or sauté.  You can even enjoy silver salmon raw – as long as it has been frozen properly.

For Your Menu

MenuSilver Salmon used to be one of the most popular of the commercially harvested salmon. Take advantage of this opportunity to get a delicious wild salmon on your menu at a great price.

For Your Waitstaff

Wait StaffMake sure you know where your wild salmon is being harvested. If it’s not on the menu, chances are your customers are going to ask…


For Your Retail Display

Retail Make the most of this seasonal option – it won’t be around for long! If you have customers that you know like to enjoy wild fish in season, make sure they take home some Silver Salmon – they’ll love it!