Pen Shell - Pinna Rugosa (Pen Shell Clam/Scallop, Hacha China)
Shellfish << Pen Shell
Sea of Cortez
Year-round, yet sporadic
Method of Capture:
Diver, Hand Rake
Most shellfish reproduce at a fast rate. These are harvested using sustainable methods.
The meat is the size of a half-dollar.
Flavor and Texture:
Sweet, like a combination of both clam and scallop, with a firm, chewy texture
cook in acid - a mainstay in ceviche, braise, bake, stew