How to Sous Vide Shellfish
Sous vide shellfish time and temperatures vary greatly based on the type of shellfish it is.
Note: For a much more detailed look at cooking fish, I highly recommend reading my article on How to Sous Vide Fish and Shellfish.
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Sous Vide Shellfish Temperatures and Times
- Low Temp:
115ºF for 20 to 40 Minutes (46.1ºC)
122ºF for 20 to 40 Minutes (50.0ºC)
130ºF for 20 to 40 Minutes (54.4ºC)
- Very Firm:
140ºF for 20 to 40 Minutes (60.0ºC)
- Ideal Claw:
150ºF for 20 to 40 Minutes (65.6ºC)
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140ºF for 15 to 35 Minutes (60.0ºC)
122ºF for 15 to 35 Minutes (50.0ºC)
132ºF for 15 to 35 Minutes (55.6ºC)
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Soft Shell Crab
113ºF for 45 to 60 Minutes (45.0ºC)
- Low Heat:
138ºF for 2 to 4 Hours (58.9ºC)
- High Heat:
180ºF for 1 to 2 Hours (82.2ºC)
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