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Paddlefish Caviar

Known also as Spoonbill, American Paddlefish caviar (or paddlefish roe) comes from the eggs of the Paddlefish freshwater sturgeon (Polyodon spathula) that lives in the lakes and rivers of Mississippi, Tennessee, and Kentucky. This large fish delivers a beautiful and flavorful caviar, comparable to its cousin, the Caspian Sevruga, but at a much more wallet-friendly price. The flavor is earthy and bold, but with a lovely, delicate buttery taste that smooths over the palate.

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Emperior American Paddlefish Caviar
Emperior American Paddlefish Caviar - Malossol
from United States by Emperior

America’s answer to Russian caviar, the Paddlefish, provides a tasty roe that is earthy and bold yet perfectly balanced.

5(1 review)
American Paddlefish Caviar - Malossol
American Paddlefish Caviar - Malossol
from United States by Markys

Caviar from our very own rivers with silvery eggs and an earthy flavor.

4.4(54 reviews)
American Caviar Sampler Gift Set
American Caviar Sampler Gift Set
from United States by Marky's

Sample the best caviars from domestic waters with our sampler of our most popular American caviars and accouterments.

Emperior American Caviar Gift Set
Emperior American Caviar Gift Set
from United States by GourmetFoodStore.com

Featuring three American favorites, you’ll find Hackleback, Paddlefish, and White Osetra in this collection.

American Caviar Taster Set | Paddlefish | Hackleback | White Sturgeon
American Caviar Taster Set
from United States by Markys

American caviars to sample, including , American Osetra White Sturgeon, American Paddlefish and American Hackleback, with blinis and creme fraiche.

Favorites Caviar Taster Set
House Favorites Caviar Taster Set
by Markys

For the ultimate caviar-tasting session, try a sampler of our house favorite caviars, including Kaluga, Osetra, Paddlefish, Hackleback and White Sturgeon.

American Paddlefish Caviar Gift Set - Gourmet Food Store
American Paddlefish Caviar Gift Set
from United States by Marky's

A caviar appetizer gift set of American Paddlefish caviar, crème fraiche, mini-blini and a optional mother of pearl spoon.

Favorites Caviar Sampler Gift Set
House Favorites Caviar Sampler Gift Set
by Markys

5 of our favorite caviars presented with blini and creme fraiche as a generous caviar gift set

Smoked Salmon and Caviar Gift Set
Smoked Salmon and Caviar Gift Set
from United States by GourmetFoodStore.com

This delicious gift is not only luxurious and sophisticated, it’s also ready to eat with minimal prep, right out of the box.

Smoked Salmon and Caviar Gift Set For One
Smoked Salmon and Caviar Gift Set (For One)
from United States by GourmetFoodStore.com

Want to send them a little indulgence? This gift set of caviar, smoked salmon, blini and accoutrements is wonderful.

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The American paddlefish caviar pearls are small and glossy, the color varying from darker grey to a lighter silver. Without the crisp pop of Sevruga, Paddlefish has a pleasantly softer texture, deliciously enveloping. Prepared “malossol”, our American Paddlefish caviar is lightly salted with pure sea salt, always fresh, and always of exceptional quality. Enjoy this Paddlefish roe like any other fine caviar, simply, on toast points or blini with a dollop of crème fraiche, or over a hard-boiled egg.

Sourced from the American Spoonbill, this freshwater sturgeon produces a tasty roe with a bold earthy flavor profile. Tender with a soft ‘pop’ on the tongue, its buttery finish and elegant look make this paddlefish roe caviar a popular choice!

Paddlefish Caviar Taste

Often referred to as the first-timer’s caviar, paddlefish black caviar is a cousin to the sturgeon, the species of fish that produces “true caviar.” Considered by chefs and gourmands to be the market’s best alternative, there are only slight differences between this and the classic Russian varieties. Slightly smaller in size; and softer on the tongue, each delicate orb bursts with a tender pop giving way to a flood of rich botanical flavor with nutty highlights.

How to Serve

The best paddlefish caviar available on the market, this exceptional roe offers an excellent way to experience a gourmet treat for the first time. Serve it traditionally alongside toast points, blini, and creme fraiche to enjoy it at its finest. Its profile is best preserved by using a classic service set made from glass, crystal, or mother of pearl. Metals can impart an off flavor to fish eggs and should always be avoided.

Hackleback vs. Paddlefish Caviar

In technical terms, Hackleback is a member of the Sturgeon family; this decidedly puts Hackleback roe within the delicious realm of classic caviar. Spoonbill, while a close relative of the sturgeon and referred to as another member of the “primitive” family of ancient fish, is, in fact, within the Polyodontidae family, excluding it from authentic status. While not legitimate in the full sense of the word, our Paddlefish caviar for sale is widely considered one of the best alternatives to the pricey Russian options.

Paddlefish Caviar Pricing

The very best of the caviar substitutes, paddlefish eggs, offers a refined appearance and similar flavor profile to more expensive types. Smaller in size and softer in texture, retail paddlefish caviar prices are around ⅓ of the cost of their Caspian cousins. Offering the best of both worlds enjoy a gourmet eating experience at a fraction of the price.

Buying Paddlefish Roe

Once relegated to the upper echelons of society, this gourmet ingredient has long been a symbol of luxury. But today, thanks to dedicated retailers like Gourmet Food Store, the gourmand of little means has more access to these refined delights than ever! From classics like Beluga, Sevruga, and Osetra to Hackleback and Paddlefish roe for sale are available for quick and easy shipment straight to your door!

Paddlefish Caviar Questions And Answers

Q:Who Produces the Best Paddlefish Caviar?
A:Luxurious and buttery, the countless five-star paddlefish caviar reviews available on our website confirm that the sources used by Gourmet Food Store are some of the best!
Q:Where Can you Buy Paddlefish Caviar?
A:Buy paddlefish caviar right here at Gourmet Food Store. We offer a carefully curated selection of gourmet options on our website. Buy black caviar online sourced from the best producers when you shop today!
Q:Paddlefish Caviar Price?
A:Paddlefish roe price is surprisingly affordable. Offering a taste and look similar to Sevruga, it marries luxury and affordability in perfect harmony. Browse our tasty assortment of spoonbill eggs for sale to find the best prices on the market!
Q:Where Does Paddlefish Caviar Come From?
A:This caviar comes from the Mississippi River and the waters of Tennessee and Illinois. From stream to table: Paddlefish caviar processing and packaging is also completed within the U.S.
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