Oysters - West Coast, Chef Creek, Wild, Canada

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

Description

Known for their pretty, 3 inch fluted shells, Chefs Creek Oysters have plump, ivory meats with dark black mantles. Their flavor is creamy and mildly salty with a sweet aftertaste, somewhat like melon.

Species

Crassostrea gigas

Country

Canada

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

Oyster connoisseurs take great pleasure in figuring out what regions the oysters they are eating came from – just by their taste and texture.

Product Preparation

Serve Chefs Creek Oysters raw, on a bed of ice, with nothing more than lemon wedges to accent their sweetness. You may also broil or roast them with lemon, and perhaps garnished with freshly chopped scallion.

Product Nutrition

Mild Chefs Creek Oysters are bold on nutrition. These low fat, high protein oysters deliver a 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