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Hood Canal Oysters in the shell

They can be eaten as an appetizer or a meal within itself.

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Hood Canal Oysters in the shell

The Hood Canal Oysters are just like you imagined. They can be eaten as an appetizer or a meal within itself. Have yourself an oyster feast tonight.

Nutritional Benefits

Oyster is low in cholesterol but high in protein, zinc and Omega-3. Oyster contains plenty amounts of the amino acid tyrosine. It is also a great source of  calcium, vitamins A, C and B12.

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Storage

Oysters can be stored at 33 to 40 degrees damp cold. Cover them with damp paper towels in the back of the refrigerator, or on ice in a closed cooler allowing for drainage of melt-water. Do not store oysters in a sealed plastic bag or other airtight container and do not allow them to be stored where they could freeze, or where temperatures reach over 40 F.

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Nutritional Facts

Nutritional Facts

Nutritional Benefits

Oyster is low in cholesterol but high in protein, zinc and Omega-3. Oyster contains plenty amounts of the amino acid tyrosine. It is also a great source of  calcium, vitamins A, C and B12.

Good Points
  • Very high in iron
  • High in manganese
  • High in magnesium
  • High in phosphorus
  • No sugar
  • High in selenium
  • Very high in vitamin B12
  • Very high in zinc
 

Nutritional Information

NutrientUnit1 Value per 100g1.0 medium 50.0g3.0 oz 85.0g
Proximates
Water g 82.06 41.03 69.75
Energy kcal 81 40 69
Protein g 9.45 4.72 8.03
Total lipid (fat) g 2.3 1.15 1.95
Carbohydrate, by difference g 4.95 2.48 4.21
Fiber, total dietary g 0 0 0
Minerals
Calcium, Ca mg 8 4 7
Iron, Fe mg 5.11 2.56 4.34
Magnesium, Mg mg 22 11 19
Phosphorus, P mg 162 81 138
Potassium, K mg 168 84 143
Sodium, Na mg 106 53 90
Zinc, Zn mg 16.62 8.31 14.13
Vitamins
Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid mg 8 4 6.8
Thiamin mg 0.067 0.034 0.057
Riboflavin mg 0.233 0.116 0.198
Niacin mg 2.01 1.005 1.708
Vitamin B-6 mg 0.05 0.025 0.042
Folate, DFE µg 10 5 8
Vitamin B-12 µg 16 8 13.6
Vitamin A, RAE µg 81 40 69
Vitamin A, IU IU 270 135 230
Lipids
Fatty acids, total saturated g 0.51 0.255 0.434
Fatty acids, total monounsaturated g 0.358 0.179 0.304
Fatty acids, total polyunsaturated g 0.894 0.447 0.76
Cholesterol mg 50 25 42

More at USDA National Nutrient Database for Standard Reference

Additional Info

Additional Info

Storage

Oysters can be stored at 33 to 40 degrees damp cold. Cover them with damp paper towels in the back of the refrigerator, or on ice in a closed cooler allowing for drainage of melt-water. Do not store oysters in a sealed plastic bag or other airtight container and do not allow them to be stored where they could freeze, or where temperatures reach over 40 F.

Preparation and Cooking Tips

Wash each oyster thoroughly with fresh cold water and clean brush. Scrub at the narrow hinge where sediments are often trapped. Wear a glove, place oyster on a dish towel rounded side down and hold in place with one hand. Insert knife at hinge and with gentle force, press down diagonally and twist knife slightly to pry open shell.The oyster should now be completely detached, prepared for cooking or ready to be eaten raw.


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Quick cooking Tips

  • Wash each oyster thoroughly with fresh cold water and clean brush.
  • Scrub at the narrow hinge where sediments are often trapped. Wear a glove, place oyster on a dish towl rounded side down and hold in place with one hand.
  • Insert knife at hinge and with gentle force, press down diagonally and twist knife slightly to pry open shell.The oyster is now ready to be eaten raw or prepared for cooking.
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