Shigoku

Source: Chef’s Resource

Shigoku Oysters are a new oyster released in 2009, created by Taylor Shellfish Company’s Justine Taylor. They are a Pacific Northwest oyster cultivated in the Willapa Bay and Samish Bay oyster appellations in Washington State using a specialized suspension tray method which involves tumbling. It was released to some of Seattle’s best restaurants and was instantly met with huge fan fare and applauded throughout the Seattle area.

Shigoku oysters have a briny bite, a clean, sweet flavor with a hint of cucumber and melon finish.

Type: Crassostrea gigas
Harvest Location: Willapa Bay and Samish Bay, Washington
Flavor Profile: Shigoku Oysters have smooth shells with deep cups and firm meats. They have a briny bite, a clean, sweet flavor with a hint of cucumber and melon finish.
Size: 3"
Pack Size: 60 count

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