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Cedar plank salmon is one of the easiest ways to spruce up a salmon fillet, and it’s easier than you might think! Special equipment Cedar plank: available in the BBQ section of any hardware store, or source one yourself (just make sure it’s untreated) BBQ (or a cooking fire!) Ingredients 1 full side sockeye fillet … Continued

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Coconutty Mussels with Ginger, Lemongrass, Chili, and Cilantro on Rice Noodles

June 26, 2022

Perhaps it’s time to branch out of your bread-with-a-side-of-mussels steamed in wine? Or maybe this recipe alone will convince you that you’re ready to switch things up! This recipe from Serious Eats, tried and tested by a few members of the Skipper Otto team, is SO easy and quick, SO delicious, and will pair perfectly with … Continued

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Grilled Fish Tacos

May 17, 2022

These grilled fish tacos are a great recipe to add to your rotation in the warmer months. Soft tortillas are topped with seasoned, grilled white fish, and two flavourful salsas for a quick and delicious meal the whole family will love. You can make these with any flaky white fish, like halibut, any species of … Continued

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Celebratory Spinach Strawberry Spot Prawn Salad Recipe

May 5, 2022

In our opinion, adding spot prawns to anything is cause for celebration, so this light and flavourful spinach, strawberry, and spot prawn salad recipe is deserving of it’s own holiday! For this salad, we’ve indicated spot prawns that are already cooked and peeled. If you’re making it with live prawns, you can use these tips. … Continued

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Easy Smoked Salmon Dip Recipe

April 14, 2022

We’re big fans of canned sustainable seafood. It’s portable, versatile, and it’s got a really long shelf life! If you’ve never had Skipper Otto canned salmon or tuna, it’s time to dive in –they’re nothing like the canned fish you’re used to. Most canned salmon you buy has had the oil pressed out of it … Continued

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Ahi tuna may get all the attention, with it’s vibrant red flesh, but we think our locally-caught albacore tuna really gives it a run for its money. Albacore tuna has a firm, meaty texture and a mild flavour that lends itself well to all kinds of pairings and preparations. Plus, it’s high in protein, omega-3 … Continued

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Kelp 101

April 1, 2022

Our kelp products have earned a name for themselves ever since we started offering kelp in 2020. They’re sustainable, healthy, hand-harvested by your kelper, Dafne Romero, in Haida Gwaii. In this blog you’ll learn more about our Wakame Flakes, Kombu Flakes, and Giant Kelp Mini Flakes. Read on for our “Kelp 101” including how each type … Continued

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BBQ Lemongrass Curry Salmon Wrapped in Kelp Recipe

March 18, 2022

Skipper Otto members enjoy the best wild coast salmon, halibut, and tuna available – but they also get access to lesser-known seafood that they might not otherwise encounter. One of our more unique products is our sheets of giant kelp, harvested by Dafne Romero. A lot of members have been finding great ways to add … Continued

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Vietnamese Spot Prawn Noodle Salad

March 2, 2022

With the approach of spring and warmer weather, we’re looking for fresh-tasting light meals that are quick and easy to prepare, yet flavourful and satisfying. This salad roll-inspired Vietnamese spot prawn noodle salad checks all our boxes! What makes this recipe extra special is the combination of the salty nuoc cham dressing, the fresh crispy … Continued

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Oyster Rockefeller with Kelp

February 20, 2022

  This recipe comes to us from Chris Kantowicz, our COO, who whipped this up for his Valentine’s dinner feast this week! His take on the classic Oyster Rockefeller incorporates our delicious giant kelp flakes for an original umami twist. 6 Pacific oysters, shucked 2 tsp giant kelp flakes 1 small onion, diced 3 cloves … Continued

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