Live, 5 dozen bag | Product #DOY201
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- About 60 oysters per 5 lb bag
- Each oyster is about 2" long
- Product of Canada
The sweet, salty nature of our petite Kusshi oysters makes them real crowd-pleasers!
Their distinctively mild, light flavor features cucumber-like notes ... and their small size is a good fit for novice oyster fans.
Kusshi oysters (Crassostrea gigas) originated in Japan, but ours are grown in cold, clean Pacific waters off British Columbia.
Average Ratings: 5
"Love Kusshi Oysters" Review: Oysters always arrive fresh and tasty. I order them every couple of months. Great flavor.
"Kusshi Oysters" Review: Excellent taste with these plump oysters. I suggest adding two or three extra. Sometimes a couple are open a bit and won’t close. Have ordered them many times!
"Kusshi Oysters" Review: Ordered Kusshi oysters after having them out west on a trip. These oysters were delivered in a day and a half and were fresh and juicy and as tasty as the ones out west. Will order again. Very satisfied.
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Nutrition & IngredientsIngredients: Fresh whole Kusshi oysters (Crassostrea gigas)
variable servings per per containerServing Size3 oz (shucked) (85g)
Total Fat 2g 3%
Saturated Fat 0.5g 3%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 40mg 13%
Sodium 90mg 4%
Carbohydrate 0g 0%
Dietary Fiber 0g 0%
Total Sugars 0g
Incl. 0g Added Sugars 0%
Protein 8g 16%
Calories per serving70Contains 670mg omega-3 fatty acids per 85g serving. 370mg EPA210mg DHA
RecipesBroiler OystersServes two to three1 dozen oysters in shell, shucked3 slices bacon (or salmon bacon), finely chopped1/2 cup parsley, choppedLemon juiceGarlic powder (or finely diced fresh garlic)
- Place shucked oysters in rounded side of shelling in a shallow baking pan.
- Distribute bacon and parsley evenly over all of the oysters. Sprinkle with garlic powder and lemon juice.
- Cook under a preheated broiler for just a few minutes until bacon is crisp.
- Serve with lemon slices.
Serving/CareStorage and handling
Properly cared for, live shellfish can be held up to 5 days.
However, as with any fresh food, the sooner you enjoy our oysters, the better.
Note: Consuming raw shellfish presents a risk to persons with compromised immunity.
- The oysters are alive, and you need to keep them alive until they are cooked or served.
- As soon as possible, place on (not under) ice and store in the refrigerator at 35-40 degrees Fahrenheit.
- We recommend that you place the net bag of oysters in a colander or other self-draining container, and place that self-draining container inside a larger, closed container to catch any liquid.
- Cover the oysters with a damp cloth or towel to keep them from drying out. Again, do not cover or bury the oysters in ice.
- If prolonged storage is necessary, replenish the ice, remove any water from melted ice, and re-moisten the towel frequently.
- If you put the oysters in a plastic bag, make sure that the top is open or that there are holes in the bag to allow the shellfish to breath.
Testing for freshness
- Using your nose is the best way to check for freshness of shellfish. If it smells fresh, like the sea, it is likely still in very good condition. Discard any off-smelling shellfish.
- Sometimes the shells of oysters will gape open just a bit in order to get more air. If you see this and are wondering if they are still alive, simply squeeze them shut; discard any that spring right back open again.
Oysters can be served raw or cooked.
- Typically, raw oysters are served in their shell, on ice, with lemon and various sauces on the side, with tiny forks to spear, dip, and enjoy them.
- Good sauce choices include grated horseradish, mignonette sauce (pepper, vinegar, and shallots), and spicy cocktail sauce.
- Shucked and non-shucked oysters (on the half shell) can be broiled, baked, boiled, steamed, smoked, or grilled. They only take a few minutes to cook ... be careful not to overcook.
- Oysters are salty by nature, so most recipes need no added salt.
- Cook oysters gently to avoid turning them rubbery. They're done when then the edges begin to curl.
- Herbs that pair well with oysters include thyme, fennel seed, paprika, and parsley.
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