Red Sea Urchin

Strongylocentrotus franciscanus (Uni)

Seafood « Red Sea Urchin

Purple Sea Urchin

Range:

California to Alaska

Seasonality:

Year-round, subject to phases of the moon

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:

6 to 10 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