Oysters - Live, Atlantic, Cherrystone Creek, Farmed, USA

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  • Qty
    $11.40 / dozen
    Total: $11.40
  • Qty
    $47.50 / 50ct
    Total: $47.50

Description

Cherrystone Creek Oysters are very plump and mild tasting, with a slightly nutty flavor and a briny kick. You’ll detect a vegetal note, since the Cherrystone Inlet has a high level of seaweed.


Atlantic Oysters Sustainability Information

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
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Region & Fishery

Where From

Virginia

Fun Fact

Baby Oysters, or “larvae,” attach themselves to other Oyster shells as they grow.

Product Preparation

Because of their mild, nutty flavor and pleasant salinity, Cherrystone Creek Oysters are ideal for enjoying raw on the half shell. A few squeezes of lemon and you’re good to go. You may also fry them in batter until golden brown for a delicious appetizer of entrée.

Product Nutrition

Cherrystone Creek Oysters are a low fat and high protein seafood that also delivers good amounts of minerals such as Selenium, Zinc, Iron and Magnesium and B Vitamins, as well as Omega-3 fatty acids.

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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