Oysters - East Coast, Malpeque Standard, Farmed, Canada

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

Description

Malpeque Oysters are extremely tender, with a wonderful balance of sweet and salty. Some say the clean, crisp flavor is reminiscent of fresh lettuce. Beginners will enjoy their subtle flavor and succulent liquor.

Species

Crassostrea virginica

Country

Canada

Raised

Farmed

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

Beginning in 1842, express wagons carried oysters west to be served at feasts such as Abraham Lincoln’s oyster parties.

Product Preparation

The tender, sweet and briny meat of Malpeque Oysters is best enjoyed raw on the half shell. Just a touch of fresh lemon and perhaps a drop of cocktail sauce, and you’ll be good to go!

Product Nutrition

Malpeque Oysters are a luxuriously way to enjoy a low fat, high protein seafood. They also offer 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