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Chum Salmon



Out of the five Pacific salmon species, Chum Salmon rank the lowest in oil content and flavor. Chums are graded two different ways; the first is called Silverbrights which have a reddish-pink meat and a shiny silver skin. The second grade of chums is called Semibrights because they will have watermarks above the lateral of them.

Chum Salmon is the least expensive salmon you will find, the raw meat is firm and meat color can be orange, pink or red.

Chum Salmon Cooking Tips

Because of the low oil content Chum's, it is best to use these fish in recipes that will help retain some moisture such as casseroles and they make great salmon patties. If you do grill or broil chum's make sure to marinate them first and then continue basting them as you cook them.

More About Chum's

Ways to Cook it: Bake, Broil, Grill, Saute, Poach, Steam
Texture: Medium to Firm
Flavor: Moderate

Substitutions

Rainbow Trout and other types of Salmon

Names

Common: Dog Salmon, Calico Salmon, Chub

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size:100g/3.5oz. (raw)
Amount Per Serving
Source: USDA
  • Calories: 120
  • Fat Calories: 34
  • Total Fat: 3.8 g
  • Saturated Fat: 0.8 g
  • Cholesterol: 74 mg
  • Sodium: 50 mg
  • Protein: 20.1 mg
  • Omega-3: 0.7 g













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