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Sea Urchin Roe (Sushi-Grade Maine Uni) 5.3 Oz Tray - Season is OPEN

✅ Maine Sea Urchin season is open from September to mid-March.
✅ Grade A + Sushi-Quality.
✅ Preservative free.
✅ Harvested & processed in Maine.
Order by 8 AM EST (Monday-Thursday) for Next Day Delivery.

Size
$55.00

Delivery and Shipping

Order by 8 AM EST (Monday-Thursday) for Next Day Overnight Delivery. Custom future shipping dates and gift messages can be added at checkout.

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Our commitment to quality and freshness means that we meticulously pack and prepare every order on the day of shipping. We ship from our location on Holyoke Wharf in Portland, Maine's historic Working Waterfront (416 Commercial St, Holyoke Wharf, Portland, ME).

Once UPS picks up your order, a tracking number will be sent to your email. You can use this number to track your order all the way to your doorstep. When checking out, you can select a delivery date from Tuesday through Friday.

Water Packed Uni - Preservative Free

Our fresh uni is packed in a salt-water brine which means zero added preservatives or hardening agents. When you receive your uni, slowly drain the water off and enjoy.

Another added benefit of shipping uni in salt water is that it ships much more securely. In our experience, shipping uni on wooden trays get easily bashed and broken.

The uni we offer at SoPo is the highest grade quality available from our processor - Grade A.

Harvested + Processed in Maine

Our Sea Urchin Roe (Uni) is harvested primarily by divers along the coast of Maine. The urchins are then processed by hand in Portland (on the wharf next door to us). Once processed, the delicate lobes of uni are packed in a salt-water brine. This brine avoids the need for preservatives and hardening agents!

Read more about how our uni is processed here.

Maine Sea Urchin Season

The Maine urchin season runs from September through to March, with a peak during the winter.

What does Uni taste like?

This is a very common question. High-quality, fresh Sea Urchin Roe harvested in Maine should have a buttery, sweet, and fresh flavor. You will get some hints of ocean brininess but nothing that could be considered overpowering.

Description

Google Review: "My order arrived without delay to California overnight. The Maine uni was sweet and extremely fresh. I will be ordering again in the near future. Nice work!" - Deborah M

Our Sea Urchin Roe (Uni) is harvested primarily by divers along the coast of Maine. The urchins are then processed by hand in Portland (on the wharf next door to us). Once processed, the delicate lobes of uni are packed in a salt-water brine. This brine avoids the need for preservatives and hardening agents!

Fresh Uni is a delicacy that is enjoyed widely in sushi and is becoming a more popular ingredient in other seafood dishes. Uni is a fantastic sauce for pasta and is delicious on toast.

Our Maine uni is avaliable to order online for overnight delivery to your door. 

Our uni is premium Grade A quality packed in a salt-water brine. Salt water avoids the need for preservatives and maintains top quality.

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Maine Uni Recipes

  • Maine Uni and Tuna Poke Tostadas 

    We created some delicious Maine Uni and Tuna Poke Tostadas for a delicious showcase of sweet, spicy, and umami flavors.

  • Maine Uni and Bluefin Tuna Urchin Bites

    We love a dish with a play on aesthetics. Our Maine Uni and Bluefin Tuna Urchin Bites uses a thinly sliced sheet of nori to create the appearance of the spines of a sea urchin.

  • Maine Uni Butter Pasta

    Beautifully sweet and oozing with brine, uni (aka sea urchin roe) is a delicacy begging to be incorporated into your dinner routine. Uni is like the foie gras of the sea and can be whipped up with some butter to make a citrusy and briny sauce for pasta.