Diver caught live Sea Urchin ( 5 Pcs of Fresh Uni )


Due to seasonality This product can vary in size between 250-300g .

Sea Urchins are a rare treat for those who acquire a taste

Each round, spiky shell contains only 4 – 5 delicate tongues of edible uni in different shades of orange and golden yellow.

  1. To protect your hands from accidental stings, always wear gloves while you carefully trim off the sharp ends of the spines. The gloves will also prevent your hands from being stained by the urchin’s dark exterior ink.
  2. Working with its mouth-side-up, use kitchen shears to cut around the opening and remove the top of the shell, revealing the uni suspended alongside the five points of the inner shell.
  3. Pour all of the interior fluid into a bowl, catching any tongues that may have fallen loose.
  4. Transfer the tongues to a separate bowl of ice cold, salted water. Use tweezers or a spoon to scoop the tongues out of the water one by one, gently rinsing them to remove any excess debris that may have made its way onto the tongues.

We recommend eating uni immediately, whether on toast with a schmear of butter or tossed into hot pasta to create an emulsified sauce.

Uni (oo-nee) is the Japanese name for the edible part of the sea urchin. While colloquially referred to as the roe (eggs), uni sushi is actually the animal’s gonads (which produce the milt or roe).

Uni ranges in color from rich gold to light yellow, and has a creamy consistency that some love and is off-putting to others. It is nevertheless one sushi item that is in incredible demand around the world, which is reflected in its price.


Uni has a deep, buttery flavor packed with umami, and luscious texture that melts onto your palate.

All of this is layered atop a brisk, invigorating fragrance of the ocean, leading many to describe eating uni as experiencing the very essence of the sea.

Uni sushi has a light, sweet, and somewhat briny flavor and is is usually enjoyed as nigiri sushi or sashimi.

Uni sushi is also sometimes served with a raw quail egg. Uni is also considered an aphrodisiac by some.

It is harvested throughout the world, however the west coast of the U.S.

Urchins’ spiny shells can make getting to the uni tongues seem like a daunting task, but these tips should help the process go simply and smoothly:


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