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Pink salmon (spawning) Oncorhynchus gorbuscha © Scandinavian Fishing Year Book

Salmon is the name given to several species of the family salmonidae. Each species has slightly different characteristics but typically salmon has firm, succulent flesh, red to orange in colour from a diet rich in shellfish, and a high oil content.

Salmon is highly versatile - delicious prepared in many different ways. Try some of our sustainable salmon recipes below! 

Where to buy sustainable salmon 

There are many different salmon products carrying the MSC ecolabel in stores around the world, from prepared seafood meals to fresh, uncooked salmon.

Use our Where to buy search to find shops and restaurants selling sustainable salmon near you.

Salmon recipes

Sustainable salmon recipes, from quick meals to dinner party feasts.

Grilled salmon with arugula and fingerling potatoes
Grilled salmon with romaine hearts
Roasted salmon with honey and balsamic glaze
Smoked wild salmon salad with raw marinated asparagus
Salmon carpaccio in lemon olive oil with rocket and parmesan
Salmon pattie
Salmon tartare
Sesame crusted wild salmon
Smoked salmon and caper pizza topping
Steamed lemongrass salmon with pak choi
Wild salmon in filo pastry with asparagus and morel sauce
Warm poached salmon in red wine sauce

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Certified sustainable salmon fisheries

Find salmon fisheries that have met the MSC standard for sustainable fishing.

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