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Clam, Geoduck
Clam, Geoduck
Scientific Name:
Panopea abrupta
Common Name:
Pacific geoduck, elephant trunk clam, king clam
Flavor:
Moderate
Texture:
Firm
Product Information:
The geoduck siphon is covered with a tough skin ranging in color from light beige to brown. The flesh of a cleaned siphon is smooth and cream colored. The geoduck siphon meat has a sweet, fresh sea flavor and crunchy texture.
Product Forms:
Live Fresh: Siphon meat (vacuum packed) Frozen: Siphon meat (vacuum packed) Dried: Body meat
Substitutions:
Abalone, Surf clam
Cooking Tips:
To prepare for use, cut the siphon from the body meat and split it in half lengthwise. Cut each piece into paper-thin slices. Serve raw as sashimi or cook quickly in a stir fry or hot pot. Cooking toughens the meat rapidly. A quick blanching in boiling water or sauce gives best results. Dried body meat is sometimes used as an ingredient in Chinese soups.
Cooking Methods:
Boil
Fry
Saute'
Global Supply:
Canada, United States
Amount Per Serving - Serving Size 100 g/3.5oz
Calories
85
Fat Calories
18
Total Fat
2.0 g
Saturated Fat
-
Cholesterol
0 mg
Sodium
-
Protein
15.5 g
Omega-3
-
U.S. Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service. FoodData Central, 2019. fdc.nal.usda.gov.
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