Unlike clams which are dug from mudflats and oysters that are pried off rocks, scallops are free-swimming and are harvested in trawls, dredges, or by divers.
Contrary to popular belief—El Mercado del Mar—the seafood market at the town of La Cruz de Huanacaxtle, Nayarit does not smell “fishy.”
This oysters recipe requires hot smoke and a lot of it for a short period of time. Try for about 400F degrees instead of 200F on your smoker or grill.
US aquaculture production is forecast to expand 5.7% annually in nominal terms through 2025, according to Aquaculture: United States, a report recently released by Freedonia Focus Reports.
This seafood ceviche is spicy because the addition of a fair amount of crushed ajís or whatever dried chiles you have available.
Here in New England lobsters are usually steamed with some rockweed (seaweed); clams and oysters are served raw on the half-shell with just a spritz of lemon and a dash of hot sauce; and scallops are pan-seared until barely translucent.
When it comes to slaying bacteria in oysters, hot sauce is serial killer in a bottle. At least, that’s what some scientific studies indicate.
Imagine a place where you can drive for more than 40 miles between a lagoon and the Gulf of Mexico, where humble houses on the side of the road sell crab meat by the kilo and on the road’s speed bumps you can buy fresh prawns, bags full of green habaneros, or the largest shrimp you’ve ever seen.
I really think oysters can go shuck themselves. All of them. Get shucked, oysters. That way, we can eat you without the risk of losing our fingers to knives and those razor edges you call shells. Seeing as how that’s never going to happen, though, if you’re big into eating […]