Oysters - West Coast, Stretch Island, Farmed, USA

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

Description

Rather small in size, Stretch Island Oysters are cultivated in the Puget Sound of Washington. Sweet and briny at first, you’ll definitely note hints of celery, as well as a faint copper-like finish.

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

The oyster is immobile. For that reason, it looks to cling onto objects such as shipwrecks.

Product Preparation

The complexity of Stretch Island Oysters needs to be enjoyed raw, on the half shell. They’re bold enough to stand up to fresh horseradish and hot sauce, as well as the traditional squeeze of lemon.

Product Nutrition

Stretch Island Oysters are low in fat and high in protein. They also pack 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