Sea Urchin Roe

Strongylocentrotus droebachiensis & franciscanus (Uni)

Seafood « Sea Urchin Roe

Sea Urchin Roe

Range:

North Atlantic or Pacific

Seasonality:

Year-round

Method of Capture:

Diver

Sustainability Consideration:

Uni 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