Cooking With Cod Sperm Is Surprisingly Simple

February 24, 2017

Two ways to prepare shirako

Every sustainably minded meat eater’s dream is to be able to consume the entire animal: The nose to tail movement — or in this case, nose to fin — is all about not wasting a thing. When it come to eating animals, this can mean indulging in some, shall we say, less Instagram-friendly cuts. In this week’s episode of Fresh Catch, Eater’s live seafood explainer series, Adam Gerringer-Dunn of Greenpoint Fish & Lobster Co. explains how to prep and enjoy cod milt, also known as shirako, also known as the sperm sacs of an adult