Q:

What does salmon taste like?

A:

Quick Answer

The taste of salmon depends on the type of salmon. King salmon has a rich flavor and deep red or coral flesh. Silver salmon has a light flavor and is flakier in texture.

  Know More

Full Answer

Blueback salmon has an even milder flavor and is freshest between the months of June and November. This type of salmon is moderately fatty and has deep rose-colored flesh. Pink salmon is the smallest variety of ocean salmon and is moderately fatty with a fine texture. Pink salmon is often canned. Chum is the least flavorful of all salmon types. The fish can be canned or smoked and is best when cooked immediately after catching.

Learn more about Food Facts

Related Questions

  • Q:

    What do lentils taste like?

    A:

    Lentils have a mild earthy to nutty flavor, depending on the variety. Lentils are legumes rich in protein and fiber.

    Full Answer >
    Filed Under:
  • Q:

    What does curry taste like?

    A:

    Curry has a unique flavor that is deep and earthy from the blend of savory spices, but also has certain brightness due to the sweet spices in it. It is actually a mix of spices that includes cumin, coriander, turmeric, pepper, mustard, ginger, clove, cardamom, bay leaf and fenugreek.

    Full Answer >
    Filed Under:
  • Q:

    What does Vegemite taste like?

    A:

    Vegemite, made using Brewer's yeast, is a salty, savory and bitter spread popular throughout Australia. Made by the Kraft company, Vegemite is a product that has an acquired taste, and is most often spread on bread or crackers for breakfast or lunch.

    Full Answer >
    Filed Under:
  • Q:

    What does garlic taste like?

    A:

    The flavor of raw garlic is characteristically pungent and spicy. However, the strong flavor and odor of garlic mellows when it is cooked or fried.

    Full Answer >
    Filed Under:

Explore