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Shigoku Oysters

SHIGOKU OYSTERS (50 PCS)

Arrives chilled, never frozen. 

Shigoku Oysters- 50 Pcs Fresh, Live Oysters. 

Ship with gel ice overnight 
Flavor Profile: Strong brininess with a sweet finish and firm, plump texture.
Size: approximately a 2 - 2.75 inch shell. 

Shigoku oysters are fresh and plump oysters grown in the Pacific Ocean, moving and tumbling and growing with the tides. 

Global Seafoods now offers fresh live Shigoku Oysters shipped right to your door. 

Fresh Oysters from Global Seafoods. 

Ordering Pacific oysters has never been easier. Now you can get the fantastic taste of live oysters from the Pacific, no matter where you live. We offer you direct to your door shipping and easy online ordering. 

What do Shigoku Oysters Taste Like? 

Shigoku oysters are smooth and briny with a sweeter, cucumber like finish. These raw oysters are refreshing and delicious. They come in a smooth and deep 2-2.75 inch shell. 

In Japanese, the word "shigoku" means "ultimate," and these indeed are the ultimate oysters for sale online. Pacific oysters have a softer, creamier texture than their Atlantic counterparts. While sometimes much brinier, they have a sweet and smooth after taste. 

Oyster Benefits: 

Oysters are delicious, but they're also great for you. All that tumbling they do while growing in the Pacific Ocean for two years helps them pick up tons and vitamins and minerals along the way. 

Oysters are high in: 

  • Protein
  • Vitamin D
  • Zinc
  • Copper
  • Iron
  • Vitamin C
  • Phosphorus
  • Niacin
  • Riboflavin

Oyster Nutrition: 

Oysters are low in calories and high in many micronutrients, making them a delicious and healthful snack or meal. Especially considering you don't need to add many other ingredients to make them tasty. A sprinkle of lemon and maybe a dash of hot sauce, and you have yourself a meal. 

Oyster calories:

Six medium oysters have just 175 calories and 8 grams of protein. 

How to Eat Oysters: 

There are many ways to eat oysters, but our favorite is raw. But before we get to that, here are just some of the ways you can enjoy these oysters. 

  • Oysters Rockefeller 
  • Buttery baked oysters
  • Oyster stew
  • Grilled Oysters
  • Smoked Oysters 
  • Fried Oysters
  • Oyster chowder
  • Oysters’ casino
  • And more! 

How to shuck oysters: 

When you go to shuck oysters, it's crucial to have a few things on hand to prevent injury. Oysters have strong muscles that hold their shells closed, and since these oysters are live, those muscles will be working hard to keep you from getting inside. 

We recommend an oyster shucking knife and an oyster glove to keep from poking yourself with the tip of the oyster knife. If you don't have an oyster glove, you can hold the oyster firmly in a kitchen towel. You want to hold the oyster to expose the hinge or where the two shells taper together. 

You want to work the tip of your knife into the hinge gently. This isn't about forcing your knife deep into the shell. You want just enough leverage to be able to twist the knife and pry apart the two halves. You want to twist and pry the shell until you hear a pop, and the two shells give way. You may have to re-position your knife a few times as you get the hang of shucking oysters. 

Good thing you have 50 oysters to practice with! 

Ordering from Global Seafoods: 

Our goal is to make seafood available to anyone, no matter where they live. And to do that, we've perfected our packing and shipping methods. 

When you order from Global Seafoods, you'll receive a tracking number. Our fresh seafood orders only ship on specific days so that we can ensure only the freshest seafood arrives at your door. So how quickly your order arrives depends on which day you order. Please see our shipping info page for more information about our shipping policies! 

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