SEA URCHIN

Paracentropus lividus

FAO area

27 Atlántico noroeste. Galicia

Dimensions

6cm / 7cm

Weight

40g / 80g

Season

6 months

The sea urchin lives in rocky sea beds (up to 30 metres deep). It covers itself with shells, stones and algae to defend itself and to shield from bright light.

Very rich in omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids and phosphorus.

The Galician sea urchin is considered a real delicacy.

Sea urchin roe is often served up in Japanese restaurants in dishes like Gunkan.

Its roe, known by the Japanese name ‘Uni’, have many culinary uses and don’t require much preparation; they’re delicious raw or in a simple stir-fry.

SALES FORMATS

Whole

Comes in 5 kg containers, although other weights are available on request.

Clean yolk (Uni)

It is served in 500gr jars.