BC Beach Medium Oyster

Crassostrea gigas

Characteristics

  • Medium live beach oysters are between 4-5” long
  • This is the preferred size for grilling or baking
  • BC harvest date and area are indicated on the accompanying shellfish tag

Handling & Storage

  • Ensure all oysters are alive. Discard any that do not close when tapped with finger
  • Store in cooler, between 1° to 4° C, covered with a wet cloth, ice, and allow water to drain
  • Keep accompanying shellfish tag on file for 90 days

Seasonal Availability

Available Fresh September - July

Flavour/Texture Profile

Cooking Tips

  • Best suited for baking, or grilling

Recipe Oysters Rockefeller