Sea Bean

Other names: Seabean, Pousse-pierre, Salicomia

Availability: June through September.

Source: United States

Handling Tips: Keep cold. May mist as needed.

General Information: Not only does this bean carry and appropriate name, as it looks like sea coral, but its flavor is very salty.

Applications: Can be eaten raw, stir-fried, boiled or steamed. Makes a most attractive bed for fish and seafood presentations.

Recipes: 1

Seabean Salad
Recipe courtesy Emeril Lagasse, 2005