Average in size, the Royal Miyagi Oyster has a slightly fluted, white and purple shell. The texture is smooth and creamy, and the flavor is mild, sweet and melon-like, with a hint of cream and a touch of astringency to the finish.
The ancient Romans thought very highly of oysters. In fact, Roman Emperors paid for them by their weight in gold.
Perfect for eating on the half shell, you may also broil or roast Royal Miyagi Oysters with a nice finish of lemon and chives. They also lend a delicate flavor to stews and soups, but keep the seasonings bright and light.
Royal Miyagi Oysters are a low-in-fat, high-in-protein seafood. They also offer a good source of Selenium, Zinc, Iron and Magnesium and B Vitamins, as well as Omega-3 fatty acids.