Is chum salmon good to eat?
When caught at sea or outside of river mouths, where they often co-mingle with hoards of pink salmon, chums are bright, fresh and–when taken home to eat–perfectly delicious. Some sources suggest cooking chum salmon with a sauce to help moisten the flesh, which is dry compared to that of Chinook or Coho.
Is Wild chum salmon healthy?
Chum salmon is low in sodium and a good source of omega-3 fatty acids, protein, niacin, vitamin B12, and selenium.
What does chum salmon taste like?
Though they are a large salmon, they have a lower fat and oil content than others, making chum have a relatively mild flavour with a meaty, firm texture. Raw chum is orange, pink or red and is more pale than sockeye, coho and chinook.