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!


Blue Crab Sustainability Information

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