You’ll recognize Nisqually Oysters by their nearly perfect round shape, fluted shells and deep cups. They offer plump, buttery meats with a very sweet flavor, lively brininess and a subtle cucumber-like finish.
Region and growing conditions, call “terroir” in the industry, have a marked impact on the differences in oyster flavor and texture.
The plump, smooth and sweet meats of Nisqually Oysters make them the perfect raw bar choice. Their sweetness also lends a depth of flavor to chowders, soups and stews. They’ll also fry up beautifully for your next Po Boy sub!
A good source of Selenium, Zinc, Iron and Magnesium and B Vitamins, as well as Omega-3 fatty acids, Nisqually Oysters are also low in fat and high in protein.