Hotate is one of the most popular types of shellfish. Found along the waters of Hokkaido, Aomori, Iwate, and Miyagi Prefectures, Hotate scallops are raised in cold water and are usually caught at around four years of age.

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  1. Our Hotate tastes best both when eaten raw (e.g. sushi, sashimi, or chirashi) or cooked with torched sushi and mentaiko sauce, aka Hotate Mentai.

Taste Profile

Naturally sweet and juicy meat

How to store

To be kept in the freezer for up 2 weeks

How to enjoy this

If you would like to pan fry:
1. Heat the pan with butter over medium heat
2. Add scallops to the pan
3. Cook the scallops for 20 to 30 seconds, then flip and cook for another 20 to 30 seconds

If you would like to have it raw:
1. Remove from the freezer and leave in the chiller for at least 8 hours.
2. Rinse frozen scallops under tap water.
3. Pat dry with kitchen towels
4. Leave in the chiller to completely defrost before consumption
5. Consume as sashimi within 2 days


Grade: Sashimi Grade

Availability: Ready stock available for delivery within 24 hours

Weight: 1kg (26-30pcs)


Additional information

Weight 0.5 g

Available Everyday


0.5kg, 1kg


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