Oysters - East Coast, Delaware Bay, Wild, USA

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

Description

The beautifully rounded shell of the Delaware Bay Oyster, once shucked, reveals a gem. Its plump, firm meat is slightly briny, with a nutty sweetness that makes it an excellent all around oyster.

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

Oysters are filter feeders, siphoning up to 25 gallons of water a day through their system.

Product Preparation

The firm, fat meat of Delaware Bay Oysters makes them quite versatile. Serve them raw, or broil them with cheese sauce a la Mornay. You may also deep fry them to be enjoyed with a homemade tartar sauce, or make them the main event in your favorite stews and chowders.

Product Nutrition

The Delaware Bay Oyster is low in fat and high in protein. It’s also a deliciously good source of 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