Eel (Unagi)

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Sustainability Rating:Red – Avoid What:Eels either collected from the wild and “ranched” or Wild Harvested When:Available Year-Round Where/How:Where – China How – Wild Caught/Net     Back to Product Guide Characteristics We do carry frozen Unagi (barbecued eel) ready to use for sushi or other recipes.  It’s a tasty, savory treat. For Your Menu Unagi is a classic sushi option, …

Cuttlefish

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Sustainability Rating:Grey – Unranked What:Also called Sepia, Cuttlefish is similar to squid When:Available Year-Round Where/How:Where – Mediterranean How – Wild Caught     Back to Product Guide Characteristics Cuttlefish are similar to octopus and squid, with a unique flavor and firm texture. For Your Menu Grill or pan fry cuttlefish; since it comes from the Mediterranean why not work with the …

Crayfish

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Sustainability Rating:Green – Best Choice What:Red Swamp Crayfish are the most commonly farm-raised species of Crayfish raised in the U.S. When:Available year-round Where/How:Where – Louisiana and N. California How – Farm Raised     Back to Product Guide Characteristics You can keep it simple with a crayfish boil, or incorporate these tasty crustaceans into soups, bisques, gumbo, étouffée, crayfish pie …

Crab, Snow

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Sustainability Rating:Yellow – Good Alternative What:Snow Crab – both Opilio and Bairdi (although Bairdi is also known as Tanner Crab) When:Available Year-Round Where/How:Where – Alaska, Canada How – Wild Caught/Traps     Back to Product Guide Characteristics It’s snow white meat is what gives snow crab its name… Snow crab meat is sweet and flaky, and slightly more delicate in …

Crab, Red King

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Sustainability Rating:Multiple Rankings What:Wild Caught Red King Crab When:Available Year-Round Where/How:Where – Russia How – Wild Caught/Traps Where – Alaska How – Wild Caught/Traps     Back to Product Guide Characteristics Red King Crab is truly the “king” of the crabs – with the biggest legs and the tastiest meat!  Serve whole legs or work the delicious meat into a recipe.  King …

Crab, Golden King

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Sustainability Rating: Red – Avoid What:Wild caught Golden King Crab are also known as Brown King Crab. When:Available Year-Round Where/How:Where: Russia How: Wild Caught     Back to Product Guide Characteristics Golden King Crab legs and claws are an amazing center of the plate seafood or add a leg or two with steak and create a unique and unforgettable surf-n-turf. …

Crab, Jonah

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Sustainability Rating:Yellow – Good Alternative What:Jonah crab is a species of crab found along the Atlantic Coast of North America.  It is closely related to the Dungeness Crab. When:Available Year-Round Where/How:Where – Canada, USA (Atlantic) How – Wild Caught/Pots, Traps     Back to Product Guide Characteristics Jonah Crab Meat and Jonah Crab Claws have a sweet, and subtle crab flavor. …

Crab Meat, Rock (Chilean)

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Sustainability Rating:Grey – Unranked What:Meat from the Chilean Rock Crab When:Available Year-Round Where/How:Where – Chile How – Wild Caught/Traps     Back to Product Guide Characteristics Similar to Dungeness meat, this crab meat is naturally sweet and delicious. Handpicked to ensure high quality, this is a versatile crabmeat option. For Your Menu Use Chilean Rock Crab Meat in a variety …

Conch

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Sustainability Rating:Red – Avoid What:The Meat from the Queen Conch (a giant sea-snail). When:Available Year-Round Where/How:Where – Caribbean/Bahamas How – Wild Caught/Diver     Back to Product Guide Characteristics Conch meat is enjoyed raw (salads, ceviche) or cooked (fritters, chowders). Conch has a sweet flavor, like  abalone or clam, and a firm, crunchy texture. For Your Menu Conch is considered …

Cod, Salt

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Sustainability Rating:Red – Avoid What:Salted Cod fillets When:Available Year-Round Where/How:Where – USA How – Wild Caught/Trawl     Back to Product Guide Characteristics Salted Cod is just what it’s name implies – fresh Cod that’s been salted to preserve it. Although in some ways its a little taste of history, Salt Cod is popular around the world. For Your Menu …