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Potato Leek Soup with Roasted Sockeye Salmon We don’t know about you, but for us, long weekends and cool weather calls for warm and inviting comfort food. So we hope this velvety smooth soup recipe that our friend and Chef Cory Walby of Saturday Night Test Kitchen created in partnership with Go Wild BC Salmon, … Continued

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Miso Glazed Salmon with Black Pasta and Shiitake Mushrooms

February 9, 2024

Miso Glazed Wild BC Salmon with Black Pasta and Shiitake Mushrooms This dish offers fantastic colour contrast between the reddish pink of the salmon, and the black of the pasta, with an earthy pop of colour of the asparagus and deliciously crowed with glazed shiitake mushrooms. This recipe is sure to wow your guests at … Continued

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Asian Inspired Salmon with Rice Noodles and Bok Choy

January 12, 2024

Asian Inspired Salmon with Rice Noodles and Grilled Baby Bok Choy This delicious dish comes together in minutes, so it can be easily added it to your mid-week recipe routine! If you can’t find bok choy, you can easily substitute in green peppers or snow peas to add that pop of colour and some green … Continued

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Smoked Sockeye Salmon Sandwich

January 5, 2024

Smoked Sockeye Salmon Sandwich If you are like us, light and simple recipes are welcomed after such big meals over the holidays, so we couldn’t help but noticed this delicious recipe that one of our members Larry B, from Vancouver BC shared on Instagram, using Skipper Otto products. A self professed ‘foodie’ who enjoys eating … Continued

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Bacon Wrapped Salmon Medallions

December 13, 2023

Bacon Wrapped Salmon Medallions with Burnt Lemon Cream Sauce Looking for some decadent holiday or New Years Eve dinner inspiration? Well have we got the recipe for you! Our friend and BBQ master, Steve W, has created a fantastic twist on a classic: bacon wrapped tenderloin and has paired it with a creamy lemon sauce, … Continued

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Holiday Wine Pairings for Smoked Seafood With the holidays fast approaching and social calendars getting busy, many of our members start to serve our smoked salmon and tuna at dinner parties, so we thought we would share some sumptuous wine selections that pair perfectly!  Our friend and Skipper Otto member, Sean Nelson, who is also … Continued

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2023 – A Year in Review

November 17, 2023

2023 was our 15th season as a Community Supported Fishery and a year filled with powerful impact and exciting new relationships, achievements, and recognitions. And in spite of ongoing crises, conflicts, and anxieties in the world, Skipper Otto continues to be a refuge for me, a community built on meaningful human connection and collaboration, reminding … Continued

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Grilled Teriyaki Salmon

November 17, 2023

Grilled Teriyaki Salmon with Vegetables This recipe is sure to become a go-to for quick weeknight dinners! On a recent trip to England, our friend and BBQ master, Steve W, was inspired by a meal he had at his favourite seafood restaurant – Coleman’s Seafood Temple on the eastern seaboard, and came back inspired to … Continued

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Meet Lee Gallagher our new salmon fisher!

November 16, 2023

(Photo courtesy of Lee Gallagher, of himself) Hailing from Metchosin B.C on Vancouver Island, Lee Gallagher got his start working at a marine boat rental shop in high school, which solidified what he always knew – that he wanted to work on the ocean. After high school, Lee enrolled at Camosun College in Victoria, and … Continued

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Crispy Salmon with Mushroom Risotto

November 5, 2023

Crispy Salmon with Mushroom Risotto As we get closer to the holiday season, we are getting fancier in the kitchen and our friend Chef Johnny Bridge has developed a few salmon recipes for us with freshly caught salmon this summer. This dish is made with our delicious chinook salmon, but you can substitute in any … Continued

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