12 Mar

All About Sockeye Salmon: 5 Seafood Recipes You’ll Love

By Kansas City Steak Company Tags : recipes,  seafood 

Let’s talk salmon. The firm, flavorful meat is loved by seafood and steak lovers alike, and is well known for its versatility, unmistakable color and flavor. Salmon is frequently used in sushi, sandwiches or even over salad. Today, we’re sharing 5 Seafood Recipes You’ll Love, featuring everyone’s favorite: salmon.

What are the different types of salmon?

Not all salmon are the same, however. When it comes to salmon, the most common types of fish you’ll find include Atlantic salmon, King (or Chinook) salmon, Sockeye salmon and Coho (or silver) salmon. Atlantic salmon is typically farmed, while King, Sockeye and Coho salmon are all wild caught from the Pacific Ocean. For today’s purpose, we are focusing on our favorite: Sockeye salmon.

Where can I buy sockeye salmon?

You can purchase Sockeye salmon online and have it shipped directly to you.

How should I cook sockeye salmon?

You can cook Sockeye salmon in the oven, in a cast iron skillet, or even on the grill. There is really no shortage of ways to cook this delicious entree.

What sides go with sockeye salmon?

Sockeye salmon is a beautiful color, and the heart-healthy entree pairs best with side dishes that won’t overpower the signature flavor. We recommend a simple tossed salad with a nice Butternut Squash Risotto, Broccoli Au Gratin, or even a simple Sweet Potato Casserole.

Now that you’re caught up on all things Sockeye salmon, let’s dive in to some of the best fish recipes across the globe.

1. Baked Salmon with Garlic and Dijon

With just 20 minutes to delicious, we can’t get enough of this recipe from Natasha’s Kitchen. Dijon mustard, fresh lemon juice, parsley, pressed garlic, olive oil, salt, pepper, and of course, Sockeye salmon, make this a bright, flavorful meal we know you’ll want to bake again.

2. Simply Grilled Wild Sockeye Salmon

When Jennifer Cooks says simple, she means it. With just four ingredients and your grill, enjoy a delightful entree with virtually no clean up!

3. Pan Seared Salmon with Lemon Garlic Butter Sauce

Sockeye salmon, lemon juice, olive oil, butter, garlic and parsley are guaranteed to make everyone at your table, and your taste buds, dance.

4. Grilled Salmon Greek Salad with Lemon Basil Dressing

Take a walk on the lighter side with this seafood recipe from Jessica Gavin. Grilled salmon fillets, olive oil, fresh cracked black pepper, lettuce, tomatoes, cucumber, red onion, red bell pepper, feta cheese and walnuts are tossed with homemade lemon basil dressing.

5. Maple Glazed Sockeye Salmon

Paprika, chili powder, maple syrup, sea salt and Sockeye salmon work together for an unexpected flavor combination you’ll love.

We’ve shared some of our favorite Sockeye salmon seafood recipes with you; now it’s your turn! How do you like to cook your salmon?