Oysters - West Coast, Skookum, Farmed, USA

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

Description

Grown in the heart of oyster country, Skookum Oysters are a treat! Their meat is fat and buttery, with a very sweet, slightly briny and fruity flavor.

Species

Crassostrea gigas

Country

USA

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

One of the reasons oysters are considered an aphrodisiac is that they contain a lot of Zinc, the lack of which is believed to be linked to male impotency.

Product Preparation

Given their sweet fruitiness and low salinity, Skookum Oysters are perfect on the half shell, paired with fresh lemon and a glass of champagne.

Product Nutrition

Low in fat and high in protein, Skookum Oysters are also 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