Kumamoto Oysters

Kumamoto Oysters

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Package includes: 1 dozen oysters *

Serving size: serves 1-2 people as an appetizer

Price: $34

Harvest Method and Location: From a tideland hatchery in Washington.

Description: Oyster connoisseurs recognize these as “Kumies”. They tend to be less available and more expensive as the oysters because oysters from the cold waters of Washington yield smaller quantities and have a slower growth rate. The Kumamotos from this area tend to be petite, yet very sweet.  The flavor profile is very light, sweet, buttery, and not briny.

Cooking Methods & Tips: 

Raw: (See how to shuck an oyster on our blog)

Bake: 5-7 minutes @450 degrees 

Grill: 5-7 minutes (high heat)

Steam: 5-10 minutes

Fried: 2-3 minutes

Broiled: 4 minutes

Saraspe Family Tips & Recipes: Try our favorite grilled oyster recipe from our blog!

Grilled or Baked Oysters with Bacon Compound Butter Recipe

Nutrition (1 medium oyster): Protein: 4.7g, Fat: 1.2g, Carbohydrates: 2.5g

Oysters are an extremely good source of Vitamin B12, zinc, copper and selenium. Omega 3 to Omega 6 ratio is 25:1. They are truly a seafood multi-vitamin!

(Source: Nutrient data for this listing was provided by USDA SR-21.)

*Consumer Advisory Notice:  Consuming raw or undercooked meats, poultry, seafood, shellfish, or eggs may increase your risk of foodborne illness. There is a risk associated with consuming raw or undercooked foods such as meat, poultry, or seafood products. If you have chronic illness of the liver, stomach, blood, or have immune disorders, you are at greater risk of illness from raw oysters and should eat oysters fully cooked. If unsure, consult your physician.