Green Sea Urchin - Strongylocentrotus droebachiensis (Uni)

Shellfish  <<  Green Sea Urchin

 Monterey Fish Market Seafood Index photograph of Green Sea Urchin,  S  trongylocentrotus droebachiensis  (Uni)
 

Range:

North Atlantic

Seasonality:

Year-round

Method of Capture:

Diver

Sustainability Consideration:

These are hand-selected. Moon cycles and weather make the supply sporadic. Permits are being limited in order to conserve the sea urchin.

Size Range:

2.5 to 4 inches

Flavor and Texture:

Rich and buttery with tropical fruit and slight mineral flavor, along with a yielding, creamy texture

Cooking Tips:

serve raw, soufflé, flan, mousse, incorporate into sauces