Abalone

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Abalone is a common name for any of a group of small to very large edible sea snails, marine gastropod mollusks in the family of Haliotidae (Wikipedia, nd).

Allergy Alert:

Abalone is a type of shellfish and also falls under the category of a mollusc, so be aware if you are allergic to either. Symptoms of an allergy to abalone involve typical oral reactions, but could be more severe. If you consume abalone and experience allergy symptoms, contact a health care professional immediately for treatment (Manchester, 2006).

Common Uses:

The flesh of of the abalone is widely considered to be a desirable food and is consumed raw (in awabi sushi), served steamed, salted, boiled, chopped, or simmered in soy sauce in a variety of cultures. Typical dishes include being boiled in a soup or served over rice, while also being a non-traditional topping for pizza in California. (Wikipedia, nd).

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 3 oz (85 g)

Per Serving

% Daily Value*

Calories 89
Calories from Fat 6

Total Fat (0.6g) 1%

Saturated Fat (0.1g) 1%

Polyunsaturated Fat 0.1g

Monounsaturated Fat 0.1g

Cholesterol (72mg) 24%

Sodium (256mg) 11%

Potassium (212.5mg) 6%

Carbohydrates (5.1g) 2%

Protein 14.5g

Vitamin A 0% · Vitamin C 3%
Calcium 3% · Iron 15%

Dietary Fiber 0%
Sugars 0g

Nutritional Information:

Serving Size 3oz (85 g)
Calories 89

% Daily Value*

Total Fat  0.6 g 1%
Saturated fat 0.1 g 1%
Polyunsaturated fat 0.1 g
Monounsaturated fat 0.1 g
Cholesterol 72 mg 24%
Sodium 256 mg 11%
Potassium 212.5 mg 6%
Total Carbohydrate 5.1 g 2%
Dietary fiber 0 g 0%
Sugar 0 g
Protein 14.5 g
Vitamin A 6% Vitamin C 3%
Calcium 3% Iron 15%

Source Wikipedia. (Note: This is not intended to be used, as it was copied and pasted from a Google search)

 

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