BLUE CRABS are decapod crustaceans which have a v ery short tail and covered with a thick shell or exoskeleton and are armed with a single pair of claws.
Female bluecrabs are called “hens” then Male blue Blue crabs are called “cocks”. Males are very narrow tails and larger claws. Females have broader tails are somewhat heart-shaped. Their claws have white, sweet fresh, and their bodies have brown rich flesh. Males have more white meat because they have larger claws.
Most recipes will ask for the white meat which is flaky and mild – tasting; the dark meat is sweeter and coarser. You can use the dark meat in soups, but usually to get enough white meat for a recipe you need.
Blue Crab is more than popular item on a seafood menu; it also offers us number of impressive health benefits such as its ability to increase cognition, protect the heart to reduce inflammation, strengthen bones, boost, the immune system, stimulate, circularation and detoxity the body.
Blue Crabs are some of the most popular and commonly practice caught by creatures in the sea, Twhile there are thousands of different spures of blue crabs across the world, there are one.
The blue crab benefit are bone helth, boost mental activity.
Points to ponder in eating blue crabs. Not all crabs have edible meat in both the bodies and the claws. Dungeness crabs and blue crabs are two examples of crabs that do.
To open a cooked blue crab or dungeness crab, or other type of crab that has edible body meat, break off and set aside all the limbs, flip it upside down, and use a knife to pry off the shell in the centre of its bottom.
The stomach is a grey sack just below the hand. Scrape the lungs and stomach off along with other innards and discard (they are not poisonous, but they are indigestible).