Today, at-sea processing of this center-of-plate protein, also known as Alaska cod
, is an economic driver for communities across Alaska.
Among the products being showcased by Renton, Wash.-based Orca Bay Seafoods is the Orca Bay SteamWell Alaska cod
with sundried tomato petto.
Target is really big on frozen seafood, with several other skewers--Tempura Shrimp, Sweet Chili Lime Shrimp, Wild Caught Lemon Herb Salmon--plus a wide selection of fillets, including Ahi Tuna, Orange Roughy, Alaska Cod
and Chilean Sea Bass.
During October, 5% of female Pacific cod had vitellogenesis-stage ovaries, whereas 95% of Gulf of Alaska cod
were in earlier stages of maturation.
was being sent to Norway, Portugal, and China for processing and salting to make bacala.
Alaskan Leader Seafoods, based in Seattle, was showcasing similar packaging for its new line of Alaskan Leader Oven Ready Wild Alaska Cod
. Available in Thai Curry, Tuscan, Teriyaki Ginger, Lemon Pepper, Garlic Pesto, Southwest Mesquite, Asian Stir-Fry, Mornay White Sauce and Chipotle Lime Fish Taco varieties, consumers simply pull off the paper outer label, put it in a pan, toss it in the oven and in 35 minutes dinner is served.
At the Institute's website, www.AlaskaSeafood.org, there are many links to recipes including Sesame Ginger Alaska Salmon, Kids' Grilled Alaska Halibut with Apples, Catalonia Cod Soup, Grilled Alaska Salmon Salad Vinaigrette, Southwest Grilled Alaska Salmon with Fruit Salsa, Creamy Mushroom Alaska Salmon Bake, Spicy Blue Cheese Alaska Halibut, and Southern Style Alaska Cod
Cakes with Remoulade Sauce.