Geoduck Clam is the largest clam in the world and one of the longest-lived animals in the world, living more than 100 years. Its name reportedly comes from the Nisqually Indian term “gwe-duk,” which means “dig deep.” The Chinese call it “elephant trunk clam,” descriptive of the enormous siphon extending from the large, oval shell. The meaty siphon is the edible and it can grow to a shell width of 7 inches.The clam is prized in China, Hong Kong, and Japan. It is considered a rare taste treat, eaten cooked in a Chinese raw, hot pot or Japanese sashimi style.
Geoduck from the US is as nutritious as it is delicious! Geoduck clam meat is packed full of essential nutrients required for optimal health. An excellent source of protein with less fat and cholesterol found in other protein choices. It is also a rich source of iron.
Want to learn how to cook the Live Geoduck Clam, check out the amazing recipes below:
- Chinese Steam Razor Clams with Sizzling Garlic Recipe
- Spanish Tapas Razor Clams with Chilies and Garlic Recipe
- Chinese Style Stir Fried Razor Clam Recipe
Want to learn how to make Geoduck Sashimi, check out the amazing video below:
Want to learn how to cook Black Bean Stir Fry Geoduck Clam, check out the amazing video below:
Want to learn how to cook Boiled Sliced Geoducks with Green Onion, check out the amazing video below: