Nutritious Crab – Blue Crab
Some people are having some problems with cooking crustaceans and that is why some home cook’s avoid cooking blue crabs And if they buy those ready to cook type of blue crabs in the supermarket, it doesn’t taste that good. Those claw meat that are shelled as well as those tinned crab just don’t taste as good as the fresh blue crab. And some home cook’s can’t handle cooking a live blue crab since they are too afraid to get pinched.
But actually, shelling crabs are quite easy if you just try to learn and you will feel the sweet victory and getting rewarded with the precious meat it has. And when you see that white flesh from the blue crab’s claws are just wonderful, it can even beat that white flesh you get from lobsters. And also the brown meat that it has will let your know just how tasty crustacean flavor is, you will never regret what you did to the blue crab. And much easier way to deal with the claws of a blue crab is to break them off after cooking them. After removing the claw, just put it in a separate plastic bag and whack it with a hammer or a rolling pin, anything that will be hard enough. Make sure that you use the plastic bag so that you will not lose the precious meat, it might scatter all over the table and also this is to stop the shell’s shards spread everywhere. You can also look for the brown meat in the carapace that will be very good to eat as well. But do not eat the gills since those will be non-edible and you will spot it quick since it will be look like a grey piece of meat. You can also make crab leg stock from the blue crab’s carapace legs and it will be a pretty tasty stock.
This is why blue crab meat will be good for you. The protein you get from the blue crab are not just for making you feel full and all but it is also perfect for body tissue repair. The things you get from the blue crab’s meat are just so wonderful, getting a good source of omega-3 fatty acids as well. They are great for anti-inflammatory properties, they will help you with things related to inflammation.
Also, a research conducted said that they will also be good for lowering down blood pressure. The blue crab meat can even help with heart disease and even heightened the cognitive function of a person and if you thought that was great, it can even help with reducing the conditions of psoriasis and also ulcerative colitis.