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Orders ship Monday-Wednesday and take 1-2 days to arrive. Orders containing Snow Crab Cocktail Claws will NOT ship until October 16th 2023.
Orders ship Monday-Wednesday and take 1-2 days to arrive. Orders containing Snow Crab Cocktail Claws will NOT ship until October 16th 2023.
Cooking Guide: Ōra King Salmon

Cooking Guide: Ōra King Salmon

Ōra King Salmon, often hailed as the "Wagyu of the sea," stands as a testament to the pinnacle of seafood excellence. Raised sustainably in the pristine waters of New Zealand, this salmon variety is celebrated for its rich, buttery flavor and velvety texture. What sets Ōra King apart is its unique breeding program, which has resulted in a salmon breed renowned for its naturally high oil content, creating marbled fat lines within its radiant orange flesh. This extraordinary salmon offers a mild, less "fishy" flavor, with delicate sweetness and subtle nutty notes, owing to its diet of sustainable seafood and naturally occurring algae. Ōra King is committed to responsible sustainability practices, ensuring a healthy, low-stress environment for their salmon. This results in higher survival rates, superior fish quality, and reduced environmental impact. As a culinary masterpiece, Ōra King Salmon delivers an unparalleled dining experience while preserving the natural beauty of their aquatic habitat for generations to come.

Thawing Instructions

For the best results, we highly recommend slowly thawing  Ōra King Salmon in the refrigerator. Simply place the frozen salmon fillets in their original packaging or an airtight container in the refrigerator. Allow them to thaw for up to 24 hours.

Once thawed, Ōra King Salmon under refrigeration (40°F) should be consumed within 2-3 days.

Pan-Seared (the best way)

Pat the fillet dry, season it with salt and pepper, and heat a skillet with high-heat oil over medium-high heat. Once the skillet is hot, carefully place the salmon in it, skin-side down, and press it gently with a spatula to ensure good contact with the pan. Sear the salmon for about 5-7 minutes until the skin becomes crispy and golden brown. Carefully flip the salmon using a spatula and continue cooking for an additional 3-5 minutes or until the flesh flakes easily and is opaque throughout.


Preheat your oven to 375°F (190°C). Season the fillet with salt and pepper, place it in a baking dish, and drizzle it with olive oil. Optionally, you can add lemon slices and fresh herbs like thyme or rosemary for extra flavor. Bake the salmon for approximately 10-15 minutes or until the flesh turns opaque and easily flakes with a fork.


Preheat your grill to around 400°F (200°C) and lightly oil the grates to prevent sticking. Brush both sides of the skin-on fillet with olive oil and season it with salt and pepper. Place the salmon on the grill and cook for about 5-7 minutes on each side until it’s opaque and grill marks form. If desired, you can use a grill basket or aluminum foil for easier handling.

Ōra King Salmon is packed with high-quality protein, it supplies essential amino acids crucial for muscle growth and repair, making it an excellent choice for active individuals. Additionally, Ōra King Salmon is rich in vital minerals like magnesium, phosphorus, and selenium, which not only support bone health but also contribute to a strong cardiovascular system. Its favorable omega-3 fatty acid content further enhances its reputation as a heart-healthy option, promoting brain function and reducing inflammation.

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