| ||For an overview of mirelurk meat in the Fallout series of games, see mirelurk meat.|
It can restore up to 30 Hit Points (36 HP with food sanitizer in the inventory), but also causes minor radiation poisoning (2 rads). Its high healing ability make it the most "healthy" food item in Fallout 3, however it is somewhat rare to find.
- Softshell mirelurk meat can always be found on mirelurk kings and swamplurks, and occasionally on mirelurk hunters. On rare occasions, it can be found in mirelurk eggs.
- Riverboat Landing, from mirelurks (also before Point Lookout is installed).
- fo3pl A vast amount can be found in the numerous egg clutches on the swamplurk hatchery.