Crab - Live, Hard Shell Maryland Blue Crab, Female, Wild, USA

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  • Crab - Live, Hard Shell Maryland Blue Crab, Female, Wild, USA

    4 Dozen Minimum


    We do our best to deliver strong, live crabs but there is a high mortality rate when shipping a live product like this and we cannot guarantee the order.
    Qty
    $34.85 / dozen
    Total: $139.40

Description

You’ll recognize the smaller female Blue Crabs by their red-tipped claws. Although slightly less meaty than the males, these Maryland Blue Crab females are considered the sweetest there is, with a white and tender meat that’s more buttery in flavor than crabs from other regions. Crab lovers will eat these by the dozen!

Species

Callinectes sapidus

Country

USA

Raised

Wild

Taste & Texture

  • Mild, Moderate
  • Delicate and Flaky

Cooking Methods

Nutritional Facts

Calories100
Protein (g)20
Omega 3 (mg)400
Total Fat (g)1
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Region & Fishery

Fun Fact

Pregnant Blue Crabs carry their eggs in a sponge-like protrusion.

Product Preparation

Store live crabs at 50°F, protected by a damp paper towel. Steam cleaned crabs Maryland style with lots of Old Bay seasoning. You may also sauté them in olive oil, garlic and oregano, adding a touch of wine or beer to create a fabulous broth.

Product Nutrition

Blue Crabs provide a delicious source of Vitamin C, Riboflavin, Niacin, Iron, Magnesium and Phosphorus, and an abundance of protein, Vitamin B12, Zinc, Copper and Selenium.

FFM Seafood Cooking Methods - Bake/Broil

FFM Seafood Cooking Methods - Steaming

Nutrition Facts

AmountPercent Daily Value
Cholesterol (mg)95 32%
Sodium (mg)330 14%
Potassium (mg)300 9%
Total Carbohydrate (g)0 0%
Percent Daily Value
Vitamin C4%
Calcium10%
Iron4%

Info Source U.S. Food and Drug Administration