Mussels - Live, Whitewater, Wild, USA (10lb Bag)

  • Mussels - Live, Whitewater, Wild, USA (10lb Bag)

    Blue Mussels Massachusetts
    Qty
    $65.00 / bag
    Total: $65.00

Description

Blue Mussels do in fact have dark blue shells, and measure about 2-3 inches in length. They’re noted for their rich, sweet, plump and tender meat. These are the ones everyone really loves!

Species

Mytilus edulis

Country

USA

Raised

Wild

Taste & Texture

  • Mild, Moderate
  • Steaky, Firm, Succulent

Cooking Methods

  • Raw
  • Bake
  • Broil
  • Steam
  • Poach

Nutritional Facts

Calories150
Protein (g)20
Omega 3 (mg)700
Total Fat (g)4
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Region & Fishery

Fun Fact

Mussels anchor themselves to rocks and pilings with their "byssal threads," commonly known as the mussel's "beard."

Product Preparation

Lightly broil Blue Mussels on the half shell, stuffed with seasoned bread crumb or marinated in lemon and fresh herbs. You may also steam them with butter, garlic, wine and fresh thyme for decidedly Mediterranean take.

Product Nutrition

Blue Mussels provide a good source of Vitamin C, Thiamin, Riboflavin, Foliate, Phosphorus and Zinc, and a very good source of protein, Vitamin B12, Iron, Manganese and Selenium.

Nutrition Facts

AmountPercent Daily Value
Cholesterol (mg)50 17%
Sodium (mg)315 13%
Potassium (mg)230 7%
Total Carbohydrate (g)6 2%
Percent Daily Value
Vitamin A5%
Vitamin C19%
Calcium2%
Iron32%

Info Source New York Seafood Council