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How to shop for sustainable fish and seafood

How to shop for sustainable fish and seafood

Seared Salmon and Swiss Chard With Mustard Vinaigrette
Photography by Jeff Coulson
Image by: Seared Salmon and Swiss Chard With Mustard Vinaigrette</br>Photography by Jeff Coulson Author: Canadian Living

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How to shop for sustainable fish and seafood

Love seafood but worry about sustainability? You’ve got reason to: Some fishing practices can threaten marine life. The good news is that, with a little knowledge about its origins, you can enjoy healthful, delicious fish and shellfish. We help you shop sustainably with our tips  for buying seafood.

Salmon
Look for: Wild Alaskan or land/ closed-containment farmed.
Recipe idea: Seared Salmon and Swiss Chard With Mustard Vinaigrette (pictured above)

Mackerel
Look for: Atlantic mackerel from Canada, or king or Spanish mackerel from the U.S.
Recipe idea: Broiled Mackerel Fillets

Arctic char
Look for: Farmed fish.
Recipe idea: Soy-Glazed Arctic Char

Tilapia
Look for: Farmed from the U.S. or Ecuador.
Recipe idea: Tilapia With Olive Salsa and Spinach Orzo

Crab
Look for: Snow crab from Alaska or the Gulf of St. Lawrence.
Recipe idea: Snow Crab Cakes

Tuna
Look for: Pole-/troll-caught ahi, or albacore from Canada or the Pacific U.S.
Recipe idea: Linguine With Tuna and Mushrooms

Shrimp

Look for: Shrimp trapped from Atlantic Canada, farmed from the U.S. or spot prawns from B.C.
Recipe idea: Coconut Shrimp

Sardines
Look for: Pacific sardines from Canada or the U.S.
Recipe idea: Pasta with Fennel, Sardines, Anchovies and Pinenuts

Looking for scrumptious seafood recipes? Try our top seafood dishes from the grill.

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