What kind of salmon can you eat raw?

Chef's answer
Sockeye Salmon Sashimi. Pacific salmon and tuna which have never come into contact with fresh water are generally safe to eat raw straight out of the ocean. But on rare occasion, they can be infected with a parasitic worm.26 Jan 2016
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Whereas pink salmon is light and mild, sockeye salmon is a flavourful and rich. It has a relatively high fat content, loaded with omega-3 fatty acids. The sockeye from Copper River in Alaska is considered amongst the best tasting salmon in the world. Sockeye comes in many forms including canned, fresh, and frozen.
Q--Why is red salmon always more expensive than pink salmon, and what is the difference? A--Salmon, even the highly prized Chinook, or king salmon, can range in color from white to deep red. The darker the color, the better the flavor and firmer the flesh, which is why it is more expensive.23 Apr 1987
Sockeye An oilier fish with deep red flesh, sockeye salmon also high in heart-healthy omega-3s but has a stronger flavor and stands up well to grilling. ... Pink and Chum These are smaller fish and most often used for canned or smoked salmon and are good budget choices.30 Mar 2020
Sockeye An oilier fish with deep red flesh, sockeye salmon also high in heart-healthy omega-3s but has a stronger flavor and stands up well to grilling. ... Pink and Chum These are smaller fish and most often used for canned or smoked salmon and are good budget choices.30 Mar 2020
The sockeye salmon (Oncorhynchus nerka), also called red salmon, kokanee salmon, or blueback salmon, is an anadromous species of salmon found in the Northern Pacific Ocean and rivers discharging into it. This species is a Pacific salmon that is primarily red in hue during spawning.
Why do the salmon turn red? Salmon flesh is red due to their diet. Salmon gain 99% or more of their body mass in the ocean and the food they eat in the ocean is high in carotenoids (the same pigment that gives carrots color). ... The carotenoid pigments in their flesh are transferred to the skin and eggs.30 Sep 2016
For baking, you can top your salmon with olive oil and a "blanket" of accoutrements like parsley, shallots, and lemon slices to protect it from drying heat. Also, make sure to keep the salmon skin on
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