Sea Bean

Other names:

Seabean, Pousse-pierre, Salicomia


June through September.


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.


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

Recipes: 1Seabean Salad
Recipe courtesy Emeril Lagasse, 2005