Blue Point Oysters - East Coast, Wild, USA

  • Qty
    $30.00 / dozen
    Total: $30.00
  • Qty
    $90.00 / 1/2bu
    Total: $90.00

Description

Blue Point Oysters are most probably the ones you’ve enjoyed if you live on the East Coast, and you frequent a Raw Bar. Medium-sized, they are mild, pleasingly salty and extremely meaty. A great choice for beginners.

Species

Crassostrea virginica

Country

USA

Raised

Wild

Taste & Texture

  • Mild, Moderate
  • Very Firm

Cooking Methods

Nutritional Facts

Calories100
Protein (g)10
Omega 3 (mg)700
Total Fat (g)4
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Region & Fishery

Fun Fact

Casanova, the great 18th century Italian lover, believed in starting the day with 50 oysters.

Product Preparation

With a pleasant flavor that won’t overwhelm you, Blue Points are perfect raw on the half shell, accompanied by lemon and perhaps a squirt of hot sauce. You’ll also enjoy frying them for a New Orleans-style Po Boy sandwich with lots of tartar sauce.

Product Nutrition

Blue Point Oysters are low in fat and high in protein. They also boast good amounts of minerals such as Selenium, Zinc, Iron and Magnesium and B Vitamins, as well as Omega-3 fatty acids.

FFM Seafood Cooking Methods - Shucking Oysters

Nutrition Facts

AmountPercent Daily Value
Cholesterol (mg)80 27%
Sodium (mg)300 13%
Potassium (mg)220 6%
Total Carbohydrate (g)6 2%
Percent Daily Value
Vitamin C6%
Calcium6%
Iron45%

Info Source U.S. Food and Drug Administration