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Wild Caught Salmon vs Farm Raised Salmon

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Wild caught salmon vs farm raised salmon cooks to two different temps. Farm raised salmon is fattier than wild caught salmon and because of this can handle being cooked to a higher temperature. An easy rule to remember is to always cook wild caught salmon five degrees less than farm raised. 

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Instructions

How to Cook Farm Raised Salmon

  1. For medium to medium well cooked farm raised salmon, cook it to an internal temperature of 135 degrees and allow it to rest.
  2. For medium rare to medium cooked farm raised salmon cook it to between 125-130 degrees.
  3. The salmon will continue to cook when you remove it from the heat because of carryover cooking. 

How to Cook Wild Caught Salmon

  1. For medium to medium well cooked wild caught salmon, cook it to 130 degrees and allow it to rest. 
  2. For medium rare to medium cooked wild caught salmon cook it to between 120-125 degrees.