Shad - Roe, Fresh, Wild, USA, Pair - OUT OF SEASON

  • Shad - Roe, Fresh, Wild, USA, Pair - OUT OF SEASON

    Out of season

    $20.95 / pair
    Total: $0.00


Shad Roe is a much sought after springtime delicacy. The moist, bright orange roe is encased in two delicately transparent oval shaped membranes, and has a rich, slightly sweet and nutty flavor – not at all intense like caviar.


Alosa sapidissima





Taste & Texture

  • Rich
  • Very Delicate, Fragile

Cooking Methods

Nutritional Facts

Protein (g)22
Total Fat (g)9

Region & Fishery

Fun Fact

In the Victorian era, people preferred Shad Roe for breakfast.

Product Preparation

Pull off the outer membranes and fat of the roe, dust in flour and pan fry in butter or bacon fat. It may also be poached or broiled, but only until the center is slightly pink. Serve with a light lemon sauce or onions caramelized in bacon drippings, and enjoy.

Product Nutrition

Although high in cholesterol, Shad Roe does provide a nice source of Vitamin A, Vitamin C, Calcium and Iron.

FFM Seafood Cooking Methods - Pan Searing

FFM Seafood Cooking Methods - Poaching

Nutrition Facts

AmountPercent Daily Value
Cholesterol (mg)363 121%
Sodium (mg)447 19%
Potassium (mg)222 6%
Total Carbohydrate (g)2 1%
Percent Daily Value
Vitamin C3%

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