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“Better Than Lobster Tail.”

miso-marinated sablefish

“Have you ever had a miso-marinade black cod? It’s just like lobster tail, but better. This is the best seafood I’ve ever had!” This is how one of our customers reviewed our black cod portions.

Try our miso-marinated black cod recipe. Sablefish, commonly known as black cod, pairs really well also with teriyaki sauce. Sablefish is one of the easiest seafood items to cook–since it is so loaded with omega-3 fatty acids, sablefish is nearly impossible to overcook. Just a gentle amount of salt and cook until it is slightly browned which makes sablefish’s truly unique taste pop.

Go ahead. We dare you to try something new. Sablefish is an Omega-3 powerhouse.

Sablefish is a Omega-3 king. Nutrition facts from the USDA.

Health Benefits of DHA and EPA long-chain Omega-3 fatty acids
Images courtesy of Alaska Seafood.

If the miso-marinated black cod doesn’t strike your fancy, how about this Easy Salmon with Thai Red Curry Recipe using our delicious and super-affordable Easy Salmon?

We used to pack a sampler box with our classic offerings. We are no longer packing this sampler box, but we invite you to customize your own sampler pack to try something new for the new year.

Here’s how you can customize your own variety pack:

*Select the fish you want from here. We have box sizes of six portions, 5 pounds and 10 pounds. Combine the species you want. For example, select 5 pounds of halibut and 6 portions of king salmon. Once you select two or more offers and put them in your cart, and enter the following coupon codes at the checkout screen…

With 2 offers in your cart, get $50 off your order with coupon code:2FishSamplerPack

With 3 offers in your cart, get $75 off your order with coupon code:3FishSamplerPack

With 4 offers in your cart, get $100 off your order with coupon code: 4FishSamplerPack

*Above sampler coupons don’t apply to Loyalty Program subscriptions , bulk orders, or canned items.

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Get hooked on black cod!

The deep fjords and upwelling cold water currents of the North Pacific make southeast Alaska and the waters off Baranof Island one of the richest ecosystems on the planet.

Sablefish, colloquially known as black cod, are one of the special delicacies that come from this unique place. Sablefish roam the deep waters of the ocean floor along the continental shelf at the edge of life. While migrating closer to shore our small boat fishermen are lucky enough to cross paths with them, catching these fish with hook and line. And we’re glad they do. Black cod is truly a special delicacy and at the heart of our fishermen-owned cooperative, just like our wild salmon and halibut.

Chefs around the country are just beginning to discover the beauties of black cod. Its oily meat and perfect flake pairs beautifully with teriyaki sauce or the classic miso marinade. This honey black cod recipe is also spectacular and highly recommended. One of our customers in Minnesota noted after making it, “Flavor was great. Texture was amazing…soft (in a good way) and really unmatched in any fish.” See what’s special about our black cod in this video.

black cod fishing

For any home chefs wanting to give it a try but are intimidated about cooking a new fish, black cod is really hard to mess up. For those who like rich foods, sablefish flesh is oily. Sablefish eat nutrient-dense fish like pollock, herring, echelon, candle-fish, Pacific cod, jellyfish, and squids. Sablefish are loaded with heart-healthy Omega-3 fatty acids DHA and EPA. On average, sablefish have 1.8 grams of Omega-3s per 100-gram serving versus 1.3 grams for wild king salmon, which are also loaded with Omega-3s.

Our Alaska Gold black cod comes from a cooperative of quality-oriented fishermen with a deep pride in what they do. In this video, one of our fishermen Bert Bergman describes the process of fishing for black cod and notes, “When you’re purchasing something from Seafood Producers Cooperative you’re not just getting something good to eat. You’re also supporting fishing families that depend upon a healthy ecosystem to continue. You’re supporting towns like Sitka that depend on those fishing families. You’re supporting a whole way of life that’s truly unique.”

Our fishermen, the local residents of Sitka, and those of us in the office all know that Alaska Gold Black Cod is something truly special. So is our fishermen-owned cooperative.