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Cigalas cocidas
(1 caja 1,5kg)


Shipping only Community of Madrid

Origin: Gran Sol.

Box of 1.5 Kilos approx. 8 to 12 pieces per box.

Extra large size crayfish cooked with salt water and bay leaf.

It is a marine decapod crustacean with a strong shell with ribs and a skeleton, wide and flattened. Its head is elongated and its eyes are dark in color. It has 5 pairs of legs, the ones closest to the head are long, thin pincers. Its color ranges from pink to orange with white spots. It is a nocturnal shellfish that usually feeds on bivalve mollusks and dead fish. There are male crayfish and female crayfish. Females have green and reddish eggs.

Properties and benefits

Crayfish have a high content of minerals that the body needs, but does not produce, potassium, selenium, magnesium and calcium. They are rich in vitamins E and B12. It does not contain fat but is very rich in protein. They help reduce cholesterol and help our circulatory system function normally. It is usually recommended for people with diabetes or arthritis.

Nutritional value per 100gr

Calories: 85.4 kcal
Proteins: 17.7 g
Carbohydrates: 0.05 g
Fat: 1.4 g
Cholesterol: 105 mg
Calcium: 100 mg
Potassium: 400 mg

Conservation and tricks

The ideal thing if they are already cooked is to store them in the refrigerator in a container with absorbent paper below and then cover them with more absorbent paper, pour a little water on top to preserve their moisture.

Recipe and uses in cooking

You can add them to your rice dishes or eat them alone cooked.

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