Are you a food lover and always wander to try some new and dishes? Here I am with a list of some unique Alaska food that will be in the list of your favorites. This list is all about the traditional foods of Alaska.
If you ask me which Alaska food is my favorite then it would be difficult for me to choose one, as all foods are a must-try.
I want you to try all these foods if ever had a trip to Alaska. So, think about my suggestion and get your taste buds ready to find amazing tastes. Here is the list of these amazing Alaska foods.
List of mouthwatering Alaska foods/dishes to try:
Alaska is one of the best places in the world for seafood. You’ll find a variety of Salmon if you like to eat healthily. You can get these fresh and baked or smoked with a topping of cream cheese. You can have these species of salmon in enough. Chinook salmon, Sockeye salmon, Pink salmon, and Chum salmon.
A deep swimming fish is a rockfish. There are 37 rockfish species in Alaska. Some have a yellow eye and some have black. Rockfish’s meat is usually served as a treat by Alaskans. You will find its taste a little bit mild-sweet. You can eat it as baked, packed, or boiled.
Ø King crab
King crab is a wild-caught but the first choice for dinner. It is famous as a legendary and traditional dish with sweet and soft meat. King crabs are prepared in different ways and served as adventurous dinners. Blue king crab, red king crab, and golden king crab are three species.
Don’t miss the sweet and juicy meat with melted butter and enjoy like nothing.
Like other seafood, oysters draw the attention of food lovers. It is also a must-try Alaska food. They have exceptional taste and are safe to eat.
There are other kinds of seafood you can also try I am listing below.
- Pacific cod
- Dungeness crab
- Snow crab
- Shrimp and scallops
2: Reindeer sausages
You’ll find that reindeer sausages serve almost in every other restaurant. These sausages also sell in grocery stores as prepared. Alaskans serve this iconic food as sausages or smoked and boiled meat topped with onion.
People like to eat boiled or half-fried eggs with delicious meat. Try this healthy food and make your breakfast memorable. Don’t forget eggs to try with this food to enjoy more.
Must try sourdough pancakes during your visit. You can find them everywhere. This traditional food is the favorite of Alaskans. You will also love the taste of sourdough pancakes as I do. Include them in your breakfast list and have a delicious morning.
4: Birch syrup
The birch syrup is not as sweet as others like maple. It tastes like nuts or wild raspberries. You can find it in specialty stores and can use it to flavor sweets, pancakes, or ice creams.
Try this syrup with other sweet dishes makes them more delicious. Alaska produces a good quantity of this syrup all over the world.
Your mouth will fill with water when you hear the name berries. It is the most favorite food of every other kid. Alaska is well known for its berries. You will find many species of berries if you visit Alaska in August or September. This nature’s superfood is must-try food. Berries are rich in vitamins and anti-oxidants. These berries will help you in boosting your immunity and brainpower.
Muktuk is a traditional food with a layer of dark whale skin and white blubber. The Alaskans eat it as raw food. Now, some families bread or fry the food and serve it with soy sauce.
It tastes like fresh coconut or fried eggs. This traditional dish is on my must-try Alaska food list. I also recommend you to try this unique and amazing taste.
This dish is a kind of ice cream and is rich in fats. You can eat this wonderful dish as need to for extreme temperatures.
Now there is a light change in preparing this Alaska food. Families use their own methods for making Akutaq. Meet with a traditional family to taste real Akutaq.
Coffee is the last but least item I want to share with you. If you are a coffee lover then must try Kaladi Brothers Coffee. You will love the amazing taste. Coffee is Alaskans identity. You will find Kaladi Brothers Coffee at different locations in Alaska. They introduced the first cup of coffee in 1984. You can have a perfect blend with wonderful taste.
To sum up, all the above foods are traditional and famous Alaska foods. During my visit, I tried all these and still remember the deliciousness of the dishes. Your taste buds will love them and you would think to try again. Treat yourself to something unique only in Alaska a great state of the USA. Read more about places to go in Alaska during your tour days.