Oysters - East Coast, Flowers, Farmed, USA

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

Description

Cultivated on Long Island, New York, Flower Oysters are a good choice for those new to the oyster experience. Their meats are plump and very tender, with a fairly light brine and a buttery, nutty flavor that’s mild and pleasant.

Species

Crassostrea virginica

Country

USA

Raised

Farmed

Taste & Texture

  • Briny, Earthy
  • Tender, Firm

Cooking Methods

Nutritional Facts

Calories100
Protein (g)10
Omega 3 (mg)700
Total Fat (g)4
...more

Region & Fishery

Fun Fact

The Ancient Greeks enjoyed oysters sautéed in honey.

Product Preparation

Bake these Flower Oysters with spinach that has been sautéed with butter, garlic and shallots for a terrific Oysters Rockefeller. The meats are also tender enough to add to omelets, stews, bisques, taco fillings and seafood rice dishes.

Product Nutrition

The Oyster boasts an amazing source of Selenium, Zinc, Iron and Magnesium and B Vitamins, as well as Omega-3 fatty acids. It’s low in fat and high in protein, too!

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