Bursting with flavour, protein rich and packed with Omega-3, sustainably sourced fish are the original superfoods of the sea. Whether you're a fan of salmon, cod, pollock or crab, we've teamed up with Alaska Seafood to bring you the best fish and seafood. After all, nothing beats a comforting fish dinner.
Alaska is famous around the world for its wild and sustainable seafood. In fact, sustainability is so important to the State of Alaska it was written into the State Constitution in 1959, mandating that "fish.. be utilized, developed and maintained on the sustained yield principle."
Wild Alaska Salmon
Habitat: They swim freely in the pure, icy waters of the North Pacific Ocean, feeding on natural marine life.
What to look for: A firm texture with a rosy-pink flesh that will produce a succulent flavour.
Why you should eat it: Wild Alaska Salmon is low in fat and a natural source of protein, vitamins, calcium and Omega-3 oils.
Serve: Salmon can be grilled, baked, poached or smoked and added to tarts, curries, fishcakes, salads, and burgers - the list is endless.
Wild Alaska Black Cod
Habitat: Swimming free, deep in the ice-cold waters of the Bering Sea and the gulf of Alaska, this premium whitefish develops the rich oil content that gives it its distinctive flavour and texture.
What to look for: Moist, firm, snow-white fillets.
Why you should eat it: It's rich in Omega-3 and an excellent source of high quality protein. Alaska also has the largest black cod population in the world with tight regulations to ensure continued sustainability of the species.
Serve: Super versatile, black cod can be roasted, poached, steamed or deep-fried. Pair with baby veg and potatoes.
Wild Alaska Pacific Cod
Habitat: Swimming wild throughout the Gulf of Alaska, Bering Sea and Aleutian islands.
What to look for: A moist, firm texture and distinctive large flakes.
Why you should eat it: Available in fillets and portions Wild Alaska Pacific cod is easy to prepare, is a great source of protein and Omega-3 and has little waste.
Serve: It can be served simply on its own or as an ingredient in a wide variety of dishes including salads, appetisers and chowders.
Wild Alaska Pollock
Habitat: Found in the icy waters of the North Pacific Ocean feeding on natural marine life.
What to look for: A white flesh with a flaky texture.
Why you should eat it: Wild Alaska pollock is low in fat and a natural source of protein, vitamins, calcium and Omega-3 oils. It's a great eco-conscious seafood choice and available frozen all year round.
Serve: The most versatile of all whitefish varieties can be served with almost anything.
Wild Alaska King Crab
Habitat: The icy waters of the North Pacific and Bering Sea.
What to look for: A very sweet and firm texture.
Why you should eat it: Not only high in Omega-3, Wild Alaska crab harvesting seasons are timed to ensure optimum quality and are strictly limited to ensure the sustainability of the Alaska crab fishery for future generations.
Serve: Enhance flavours with a simple sauce or be adventurous and stir-fry crab legs with garlic and black beans or creamy crab meat fettuccine.
Recipe: Hot Wild Alaska King Crab Pots
Wild Alaska Halibut
Habitat: Shallow, near-shore waters, moving deeper as they age.
What to look for: The largest of the flat fish has a firm and flaky texture.
Why you should eat it: Low in fat content, Wild Alaska halibut is a good source of protein and essential Omega-3 oils.
Serve: Its mild, sweet flavour compliments stir fries, elegant entrèes or simply seasoned and served as is.