Clams - Hard Shell, Topneck, Wild, USA

  • Qty
    $100.00 / bag
    Total: $100.00
  • Qty
    $50.00 / pkg
    Total: $50.00

Description

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.

Species

Mercenaria mercenaria

Country

USA

Raised

Wild

Taste & Texture

  • Rich
  • Very Firm

Cooking Methods

  • Steam
  • Bake
  • Boil
  • Broil
  • Grill

Nutritional Facts

Calories110
Protein (g)17
Omega 3 (mg)200
Total Fat (g)1.5
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Region & Fishery

Fun Fact

Enjoyed as a food source since prehistoric times, there are over 2,000 varieties of clams. So the Topneck comes from a large family!

Product Preparation

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.

Product Nutrition

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.

Nutrition Facts

AmountPercent Daily Value
Cholesterol (mg)80 27%
Sodium (mg)95 4%
Potassium (mg)470 13%
Total Carbohydrate (g)6 2%
Percent Daily Value
Vitamin A10%
Calcium8%
Iron30%

Info Source U.S. Food and Drug Administration