An endless source of inspiration to gastronomes around the world. Seafood is widely used in cuisine because of its simple preparation and characteristically mild taste, which provide numerous options for pairing with a wide variety of foods. METRO provides a rich and exclusive selection of seafood which makes our offer unique in the market.
Canadian Surf Clams, also popularly known as Hokkigai in Japanese cuisine, are an excellent addition to any menu. Clearwater’s Hokkigai are sweet and delicious with brilliant red tongues adding visual appeal to any dish, especially sushi and sashimi dishes. Clearwater offers this unique delicacy in convenient formats for simple preparation, easy storage and cost effective menu solutions.Highly regarded and of great commercial importance. Outstanding taste and suitable for preparation in various ways. Also known as Venus shells.
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Hokkigai can also be featured in hot dishes, like ramen or hot pots, if added at the very end to prevent over-cooking. Hokkigai require little preparation and are ready to be consumed once thawed. Simply thaw and serve.
Can also be served as following:
• SUSHI - Drape prime or butterfly cut Hokkigai over sushi rice.
• SALAD - Add sliced Hokkigai to julienned vegetables or leafy greens with a light citrus dressing or put a twist on the Hawaiian classic, Poke with a Hokki Poke.
• SASHIMI - Place Hokkigai in water with lime slices for 5 minutes; drain water and serve on platter with a soy dip added at the last minute.