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Calories, kcal: 148 Proteins, g: 19.1 Fats, g: 8.0 Carbohydrates, g: 0.0
Chinook salmon is the largest representative of the Salmon family. Every fisherman dreams of catching this fish. It is known almost all over the world for its size and taste. The average fish size is about 1 meter long, weighing from 5 to 20 kg. But there are also one and a half meter giants weighing more than 60 kg. The chinook salmon has a large head, torpedo-like body. Young individuals have an external resemblance to coho salmon. It lives in the waters of the Pacific Ocean, off the coast of America, here it can be found in the rivers of Kamchatka (calorizator). Today the fish is listed in the Red Book and is protected by the state.
The calorie content of chinook salmon is 148 kcal per 100 grams of product.
Chinook salmon contains vitamins: PP, E, D, C, B12, B9 and others. Minerals: nickel, molybdenum, fluorine, chromium, selenium, copper, iron, sulfur, chlorine, phosphorus, potassium, sodium, magnesium, calcium.
Useful properties of chinook salmon
Fish meat contains substances that ensure the normal activity of the brain, the work of the cardiovascular system, thereby preventing the development of diseases such as atherosclerosis of blood vessels, strokes, heart attacks, dementia.
Chinook salmon in cooking
Chinook salmon is bright red, tasty and fatty. It tastes similar to salmon meat, but still not as fatty. Our counters receive salted, smoked, canned, frozen chinook salmon. Salads, snacks, sandwiches are made from it, it is baked, fried, boiled, stewed. Chinook caviar is also prized.
Contraindications to use
It is important to know that along with beneficial properties, fish may contain harmful substances such as, for example, mercury. The amount of such substances depends on the age of the fish and the habitat (calorifier). The older and larger the Chinook salmon, the more harmful substances accumulate in it.
It is not recommended to eat fish, people with allergic reactions to seafood should also eat chinook salmon in moderation for those who have problems with the pancreas, colitis, enteritis, because the fish is still quite fat.