Are you looking for a wholesome white fish dish guaranteed to light up your family’s faces? Try whipping up something tasty with our Alaskan cod. The thick, large fillets are rich in Vitamin B12, selenium, omega-3 fatty acids and lean protein. They also typically contain small amounts of potassium, Vitamins B3 and B6. That’s not all either. You can count on our Alaskan cod fillets to be low in sodium, fat and calories as well.
Alaskan rockfish are just one of the culinary delights that you’ll find on offer at Tanner’s Fresh Fish Processing in Ninilchik. As a whole, the species is quite fascinating. There are approximately 32 different types currently swimming in the Last Frontier State’s waters. Many of them grow up to 28 inches and live for close to 50 years.
Of course there are Alaskan rockfish that grow and live much longer than that. Just last year, a fisherman caught one that was almost 40 pounds and roughly 200 years old. It was a Shortraker. Our initial stats, however, are representative of the average Alaskan rockfish’s size and age.
Known to grow more than 8 feet long, fresh Alaskan halibut is huge when it comes to texture, flavor and nutrition too. Considered to be a lean, low fat, low sodium fish, it is rich in magnesium and potassium. The texture is firm but flaky and the meat tastes phenomenally sweet. With that said, here are five ways to dress up a few grilled fillets for dinner tonight:
Many visitors to Alaska's Inside Passage who take Alaskan seafood home with them are unaware of various ways that smoked salmon can be used in the average kitchen. Many people will slice it and put it out as appetizers on special occasions, and although it serves that purpose very well, there are other ways to enjoy this treat. Smoked and canned salmon is becoming particularly popular among home cooks because of its versatility, and it can be found in abundance in all of the port cities.
We here at Tanner’s Fresh Fish Processing understand that for landlocked folks, the joys of cracking open a delicious Alaskan king crab may be a bit of a mystery. So this week, we decided to divulge the secrets of opening up the beauties in impeccable style:
Let’s start with the basics of Alaskan king crab anatomy shall we? What many people may not know is that there is more than one type of Alaskan king crab found in the Last Frontier State’s waters. The one that we currently have on offer at Tanner’s Fresh Fish Processing is the Alaskan red king crab. When it comes to culinary purposes, they tend to be one of the most flavorful and tender. They also have a stunning, burgundy red shell that only looks better once the crustacean is cooked properly.
Sockeye Salmon Cooked on a Plank?
Grilling salmon on a plank is a tradition that has its roots in northwestern Native American culture. They would take fresh salmon (almost as fresh as ours!) and cook it on small cedar logs over burning coals. The result was a deliciously sweet and smokey fish that is impossible to resist.