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.
Recipe courtesy Emeril Lagasse, 2005