According to a recent report by the American Heart Association eating fish twice a week is an important part of keeping your heart healthy.
Sitka Salmon Shares is a company that makes eating fish twice a week a delicious treat to look forward to making and eating.
They choose high-quality, responsibly caught seafood and deliver it directly to your door monthly AND your purchase benefits small boat fishermen, so you’re not just doing your body good, you’re doing good for others.
My family recently learned about Sitka Salmon Shares and wanted to share our experiences with you.
What is Sitka Salmon Shares?
Sitka Salmon Shares delivers premium, sustainable, wild Alaskan seafood from fishermen directly to your doorstep.
It’s a subscription-based food delivery service, where you’ll be paying for your “share” each month during the season.
You can pay upfront for savings, or on a monthly basis.
What Are the Share Options?
Sitka Salmon Shares offers 4 “Share” options:
- Premium Sitka Seafood Share (starts at $129 per month)
- Sitka Seafood Share (starts at $119 per month)
- Sitka Salmon Share (starts at $119 per month)
- Sitka White Fish Share (starts at $119 per month)
You can find full details about what’s included in each of the shares and even compare shares to see what’s the best fit for you here.
Make sure to use the code MMFish for a discount on any 2021 Sitka Seafood Share that is purchased by July 31st.
What Comes in the Box?
When your box arrives, it’ll contain dry ice to keep the fish frozen.
Sitka Salmon Shares blast freezes the fish at the peak of freshness to ensure it stays fresh.
If you don’t plan to make the food within 24 hours simply transfer it to your freezer.
We live on the other side of the country from Alaska and our fish arrived frozen.
We planned to use our fish for dinner the next day, so I placed the lingcod in the fridge to defrost and the salmon in the freezer.
In your Sitka Salmon Shares box, you’ll find large recipe cards.
These recipe cards are an excellent resource for preparing your fish “shares” and are easy to follow and require simple everyday ingredients.
The recipe cards are heavy cardstock and a full 8.5″x11″ making them durable in the kitchen and easy to follow along while cooking.
Why Should You Try Sitka Salmon Shares?
There is so much I love about Sitka Salmon Shares.
Beyond the incredible quality and taste of their fish the also:
- Implement a hook-and-line method that minimizes the negative ecological impact.
- Their fishermen receive approximately 10-30% more for their harvest, which could be an extra $10,000 of income each season for fishermen.
- They donate a percentage of their gross revenue to efforts promoting small-scale fisheries and conservation in Alaska.
For those who prefer to be consumers of community-focused and environmentally focused companies, Sitka Shares is an excellent choice.
Sitka Salmon Shares Review
My family loves seafood.
When our Sitka Salmon share arrived both my husband and I were impressed.
We received salmon and lingcod.
The steaks are thick and gorgeous in color.
While beautiful, the true test would come from the taste.
My husband isn’t really a salmon lover but even he thought it looked incredible.
The lingcod was a beautiful white.
These are THICK steaks of fish.
We made several meals from our Sitka Salmon Shares box and I love the convenience of having the selection delivered directly to my door.
If you’ve been looking for a seafood delivery subscription service this is definitely one to consider.
Additionally, if you do sign up for a 2021 Premium Sitka Seafood Share make sure you use the code MMFISH to save $25 on your purchase.
What We Made
We made Honey Almondine Lingcod with Brown Butter the day after our share arrived.
It was created by Karl Jordan of the F/V Samara–one of the fishermen who benefit from Sitka Salmon Shares.
There are so many flavors that work perfectly together with the fish.
Lingcod is a versatile fish choice for cooking.
This dish combines honey, butter, almonds, and lemon to create a quick, delicious meal.
Lingcod Facts: Ophiodon elongatus is not related to either ling or cod, but is called “lingcod” because it resembles both fish. They are also known as cultus or buffalo cod.
Ingredients for Honey Almondine Lingcod with Brown Butter:
(4) 8 ounce pieces lingcod
3 Tablespoons Olive Oil
1/4 cup flour
1/4 cup Honey
1/4 cup Slivered Almonds
1/2 Tablespoon lemon juice
How to Make Honey Almondine Lingcod with Brown Butter:
Heat oil in a large skillet over high heat. Pour flour onto a plate and season with salt and pepper.
When oil shimmers, dredge lingcod in flour, shake off excess, and fry in pan. Cook on one side for five minutes.
Turn lingcod to cook on the other side for three minutes or until golden-brown and firm to touch.
Adjust temperature if needed to avoid burning fish.
Remove lingcod and reduce heat to medium.
Add butter and honey to skillet and cook, stirring until brown and bubbly.
Add Almonds and cook another minute.
Pour sauce over fish, then deglaze pan with lemon juice.
Pour lemon juice over fish as well.
Serve warm with your favorite side dish.
Conclusion: Sitka Salmon Shares is Worth Checking Out
If you’re in the market for a fresh seafood subscription box, Sitka Salmon Shares is a choice that exceeds expectations.
We loved the Honey Almondine Lingcod with Brown Butter, which was an included recipe with our “share”.
Our salmon and lingcod was just a small selection of what Sitka Salmon offers.
Sitka Salmon Shares also include prized Alaskan caught seafood such as cod, Kodiak black rockfish, crab, spot shrimp, halibut and more.
- (4) 8 ounce pieces lingcod
- 3 Tablespoons Olive Oil
- 1/4 cup flour
- 1/4 butter
- 1/4 cup Honey
- 1/4 cup Slivered Almonds
- 1/2 Tablespoon lemon juice
- Heat oil in a large skillet over high heat. Pour flour onto a plate and season with salt and pepper.
- When oil shimmers, dredge lingcod in flour, shake off excess, and fry in pan. Cook on one side for five minutes.
- Turn lingcod to cook on the other side for three minutes or until golden-brown and firm to touch.
- Adjust temperature if needed to avoid burning fish.
- Remove lingcod and reduce heat to medium.
- Add butter and honey to skillet and cook, stirring until brown and bubbly.
- Add Almonds and cook another minute.
- Pour sauce over fish, then deglaze pan with lemon juice.
- Pour lemon juice over fish as well.
- Serve warm with your favorite side dish.
Nutrition Information:Yield: 4 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 225Total Fat: 14gSaturated Fat: 2gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 11gCholesterol: 2mgSodium: 7mgCarbohydrates: 25gFiber: 1gSugar: 18gProtein: 2g
The Nutritional Information may not be accurate.