It’s a well-known fact that shrimp ranks No. 1 as the most popular seafood in the world, and for good reason. Not only are Gulf Shrimp known for palatable flavor as a result of its natural habitat, the nutritional value and health benefits of these tasty crustaceans are impressive. Shrimp are low in fat, low in calories, have zero carbohydrates, and are significantly high in protein. And no worries about cholesterol either! Research has shown the “good fats,” (omega-3 fats) in shrimp reduces cholesterol impact. So, eat up and enjoy! There's really nothing like the hearty flavor and healthy composition of Gulf Shrimp. – American Shrimp Processors Association
Live Crawfish are seasonal item, and the price per pound, like any commodity, depends on supply and demand. Louisiana Crawfish Season usually begins in January to June for Crawfish caught in the wild. The peak months Crawfish supplies are generally at their highest are March, April and May. Farmed Crawfish, available longer period of time during the season. The exact date of Crawfish availability in Louisiana varies from year to year, and the supply is based on how cold (or mild) the weather is the previous winter. It also depends on the amount of rain received in the region which affects the water levels of swamps and bayous.
The Blue Crab is named because of its blue-tinted claws. Its shell, is mottled brown in color, and mature females have red highlights on the tips of their claws. Prized for their sweet, tender meat, cooks use Blue Crab in a wide number of dishes. Blue Crab is an ingredient in delicious dishes such as crab cakes, stuffed crabs and seafood gumbo. Boiling or steaming Blue Crabs is also a popular way to cook them. Their scientific name, Callinectes Sapidus, means “savory beautiful swimmer.”
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