Red Abalone - Haliotis rufescens

Shellfish  <<  Red Abalone

 Monterey Fish Market Seafood Index photograph of Red Abalone , Haliotis rufescens
 

Range:

California

Seasonality:

Year-round

Method of Capture:

Farmed

Sustainability Consideration:

Red abalone is farmed in inland tanks and fed fast-growing seaweed, making it a good choice.

Size Range:

6 pieces per pound to 3 pieces per pound

Flavor and Texture:

Mild buttery and sweet with a firm, chewy texture

Cooking Tips:

sauté, braise; needs much tenderizing and long cooking, grill, marinate in acidic medium and thinly slice, crudo