Clams Live Moon Shell 5kg

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Clam - Moon Shell
per 5 kg

The Moon Shell exhibits a strong sea spray aroma and an intense full flavour when eaten raw. When cooked, it has an exceptional, deep, venison aroma. Paired with a meaty yet delicate flavour, consisting of rich oceanic notes and a clean finish.

The number of Clams per kg are appoximately 10-20 pieces 

Minimum order quantity is 5kg.  Orders are required by 8am the day prior to dispatching on an overnight delivery service.

Moon Shell have a beautiful mustard colouring, firm texture and circular shell. It has a large mantle and frill which is best removed before eating. Moon Shell Clams grow to about 4-7cm in diameter. In common with other surf clams, they are harvested year-round using a hydraulic clam rake that liquefies the sediment around the clam, thus extracting them with minimal impact.

Preparation:  With a mild, sweet ocean flavour and a crisp texture, the Moon Shell is great for a broad range of preparations.  They can be eaten raw or quickly warmed and served with your favourite sauce or a dressing.

Availability: Available year round. Please allow up to 3 days notice prior to when you are wanting delivery as they need to be harvested.

Shelf life: Best consumed on arrival or within 5 days from receiving product, discard any that are open.

Fish for your health: Clams are a lean source of protein, are rich in minerals, vitamins, and Omega- 3 fatty acids.

Suggested wines: For simple steamed clams, try a Sauvignon Blanc or a dry Rosé. For clams in cream sauce, try a mid-range white Burgundy or a medium-oaked Chardonnay. Clams in tomato sauce require an acidic Sauvignon Blanc.

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