Conch

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Species Name:
Strombus gigas
Sustainability Rating:

RedRed – 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

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Characteristics

CharacteristicsConch 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

MenuConch is considered to be the main dish of the Bahamas – why not honor that legacy on your menu with a Bahamanian version?  It’s delicious in a ceviche!

For Your Waitstaff

Wait StaffIf your customer doesn’t know what a Conch looks like, you can describe it as the big shell you sometimes see tropical islanders using as a horn…


For Your Retail Display

Retail If you can get your hands on a beautiful conch shell, it adds a nice touch to your display!