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Sustainable Shellfish

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SHELLFISH COOKING GUIDES

Shellfish Method Temp Avg Time Finish Temp
Scallops Sear Med-High 4-5 mins 125 - 130 °F
Shrimp Sear Med-High 3-4 mins 120 - 140 °F
Crab Legs Oven 350 °F 5-9 mins 120 - 140 °F
Lobster Grill 450 °F 9-10 mins 140 °F

SHELLFISH NUTRITIONAL COMPARISONS

Type Calories Protein Fat
Shrimp 72 17 grams 0.43 grams
Scallops 59 10 grams 0.82 grams
Crab 74 15 grams 0.92 grams
Lobster 64 14 grams 0.64 grams

Note: The above shellfish nutrition comparison is based on 3-ounce serving sizes.

Shellfish FAQ

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How do you shell shellfish?

Hold the shell with the hinge against your palm. Insert a dull kitchen knife between the top and bottom shells. Slide the blade all around the shell - cutting through the hinge, and then open the shell.

How should shellfish be cooked?

USDA recommends shellfish be cooked to an internal temperature of 145°F. The method of cooking will depend on the type of shellfish you've ordered from us.

What minerals are in shellfish?

Shellfish are naturally low in fat, high in protein and typically are a good source minerals such as magnesium, copper, selenium.

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