salmon_tacos_0Bristol Bay AK, Wild Alaskan Salmon Tacos, Summer Salmon Best Tacos

Wild Alaskan Fresh Tacos for Pacific Northwest and Alaska Boaters, try this recipe for fish tacos with Alaska Wild Salmon! As Bristol Bay, AK Salmon run their best this summer, do your chopping ahead of time, if it’s possible, yep these tacos cook up fast. Fresh and light in taste, the flavor of delicious Alaskan Wild Salmon shines in this dish. You may also substitute wild halibut, or a similarly firm textured fish in place of the salmon. The leftovers are great served cold over a salad!

Bristol Bay, Alaska still has the largest summer run of salmon in the world, AMEN! Every summer, millions of salmon return to Alaska’s streams and rivers to spawn, where they are eagerly greeted by thousands of fishermen. Sport-fishermen from all around the world travel to the Alaska to catch trophy-size salmon. King, Sockeye, Coho, and Chum salmon are the most popular being bright, firm, and rich in flavor. Alaska is also the home to the legendary Copper River salmon and the Yukon River salmon- which are among the most sought-after, and tastiest, salmon in the world. Whichever kind you choose, it’s perfect for this great recipe.

1 lb salmon, skinned and cut into one inch cubes
1 tablespoon cumin
1 teaspoon chili powder
2 tablespoons olive oil
1 medium yellow onion, chopped
2 limes, quartered
2 (8 ounce) cans diced tomatoes with green chilies, drained ( like Rotel)
1/2 bunch fresh cilantro, chopped
1 bunch green onion, chopped

Wild Salmon Tacos Preparing the Meal

  • Toss cubed salmon in cumin and chili powder. Set aside.
  • Heat large skillet over medium and cook yellow onion 2 minutes, until it begins to soften.
  • Turn heat up to medium high. Add salmon to skillet. Lightly sear salmon cubes for about 2-3 minutes, turning gently.

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  • IMPORTANT: Do not over cook the salmon. This juicy recipe will keep steaming the salmon. The salmon should still be firm in the middle of the cube when you proceed to the next step.
  • Return heat setting to medium. Add canned tomatoes and chilies, cilantro and green onions. Gently incorporate and heat through.

lime-squeezeYep, Squeeze Lime Over Salmon Mixture or Lemon

  • Squeeze quartered limes over the salmon mixture, give it a quick stir, and plate up the salmon.
  • Serve with warm flour tortillas, quality salsa, sour cream, sliced avocado, and crisp romaine lettuce

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EAT FRESH – Buy Bristol Bay, AK Wild!