Clams - Hard Shell, Topneck, Wild, USA
Similar – if not a bit chewier – to their smaller Littleneck and Cherrystone cousins, Topneck Clams come roughly 4 to a pound, about 2 ½” wide. Sweet and reminiscent of the ocean, they are a true clam lover’s pick.
Taste & Texture
- Very Firm
|Omega 3 (mg)||200|
|Total Fat (g)||1.5|
Region & Fishery
Enjoyed as a food source since prehistoric times, there are over 2,000 varieties of clams. So the Topneck comes from a large family!
The size of Topnecks make them ideal for grilling open, or baking with a seafood stuffing as an appetizer. Many also enjoy them raw, on the half shell, with a simple squeeze of lemon.
Clams are a low fat, high protein seafood choice with an above average amount of healthful minerals such as Selenium, Zinc, Iron and Magnesium and B Vitamins like Niacin.
|Amount||Percent Daily Value|
|Total Carbohydrate (g)||6||2%|
|Percent Daily Value|
Info Source U.S. Food and Drug Administration