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🦀 Suzhou Original Lake Hairy Crab (大閘蟹) / Suzhou, China / 4-4.5 taels (10 pcs)

🦀 Suzhou Original Lake Hairy Crab (大閘蟹) / Suzhou, China / 4-4.5 taels (10 pcs)

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Suzhou Original Lake Hairy Crab

🚚  The fastest delivery time : 2-day delivery.  
🐝  Supplier / Origin : Hung Tai Seafood kingdom / Suzhou, China 
🌱  Supplier introduction : Homegrown Foods is a unique local online shopping platform. It cooperates with more than 30 local farms and importers to provide more than 1,500 kinds of goods, including fruits and vegetables, meat, seafood, poultry and eggs, etc. 

We offer local, organic, sustainable options. We use a fair trade price to purchase directly from farmers. The pricing enables producers and consumers to have a sustainable relationship, and the three parties benefit the most. 

🎗 Restricted Food Selling Permit License Number: 0894800193
License Owner: Top Quality Seafoods
Approved License: Shell Fish (Hairy Crab) Permit
Licensed address: 55 Praya St, Lau Fau Shan

🛍  Product Information : 

- Updated: September 3, 2023 -

More than 20 pieces - Free delivery in Kowloon, $60 in Hong Kong Island and New Territories
Less than 20 pieces - Kowloon $40 delivery, Hong Kong Island, New Territories $80
Free perilla leaves and vinegar for more than 6
Saturday Delivery Special Arrangement
Closed on Sundays and public holidays (if you need to pick up on holidays, please specify)

* Delivery time may be delayed, suspended or rescheduled due to actual conditions and the influence of traffic, area, weather and other factors

primary source
It is widely distributed in freshwater lakes along the north and south coasts of China, with Yangcheng Lake and Taihu Lake in Jiangsu being the most famous.

#basic introduction
Sweet and salty, cold in nature. It is a freshwater crab, famous for its creamy sweetness and delicious meat. The original only steamed can best reflect its delicious flavor. Eating hairy crabs should be based on the principle of "nine circles and ten tips", that is, eat females in September and males in October.

Variety
The carapace is brownish-green, square and round, generally more than six to seven centimeters, the chelipeds are strong and covered with downy hairs; the feet are long and flat on the side.
The famous ones include Yangcheng Lake hairy crab and Anhui Qingshui hairy crab.



supply season
Available in August, September and October of the lunar calendar every year.

How to buy
To choose live crabs, it is recommended to focus on the green back, white belly, yellow hair and golden claws, and when squeezing each foot, it is hard and full, and the shell edge has a clear shadow (paste) when facing the light. 

Eat females in September and males in October: The tasting time of hairy crabs is in the August, September, and "October" of the (農曆八月至十月 - Chinese lunar calendar). After the cold dew in Lunar September, the female crabs have grown fat and thick, while the male crabs will not be fat and strong until after October. They are crab-eating crabs. the best time. In the sixth month of the lunar calendar, it is commonly known as "June Yellow", which is also unique.

storage method
When the refrigeration temperature is between 1-8 degrees Celsius, the crab will be in a state of hibernation and can live for several more days.

#*People who should avoid Hairy crabs are cold in taste, skin allergies and people with spleen and stomach deficiency should not eat.

#*Food compatibility Those with high cholesterol and cardiovascular problems should not eat.

"When persimmons are eaten with crabs, it causes abdominal pain and diarrhea, and both things are cold." From "Materia Medica Yanyi". Persimmons and crabs cannot be eaten together. Persimmons contain a lot of vitamin C and sugar, 14% of gum phenol and 7% of pectin. When the albumin in crab meat meets the tannic acid in persimmon, it will precipitate and solidify into indigestible "persimmon stone". It can cause food poisoning such as vomiting, abdominal pain or diarrhea.

cooking tips
The edible parts are the muscle, oil (butter) and paste (crab roe) in the shell.
People with cardiovascular problems, high cholesterol, skin allergies and spleen and stomach deficiency are not suitable to eat hairy crabs.
Crabs are volatile after death, and bacteria grow rapidly.

#Remarks
The origin of the name of hairy crabs: It is said that before catching crabs, a large gate is built with bamboo branches and straw, a net is laid on one side of the gate, and the lantern is lit at night. The crabs in the lake are lured into the net, so they are called "hairy crabs".

The tasting time of hairy crabs is the 3 months (Eat females in September and males in October: The tasting time of hairy crabs is in the August, September, and "October" of the (農曆八月至十月) of the Chinese lunar calendar. 

There is a saying that "the navel is round in September and the navel is sharp in October, and the chrysanthemum is drunk with claw", that is, the female crab with round navel is eaten in September of the lunar calendar, and the male with pointed navel is eaten in October Crab, sweet, fragrant and plump at this time, is a delicacy in the world. Nine females and ten males: After the cold dew in September, the female crabs have grown fat and thick, and the male crabs will not be fat and strong until October, which is the best time to eat crabs. In the sixth month of the lunar calendar, it is commonly known as "June Yellow" (六月黃), which is also unique.

common dishes
Steamed Hairy Crab, Raw Crab Porridge

🔅 Notes:
❄️ Chilled 0-4℃
❄️ In order to ensure the quality of food, please make sure that you can collect the product at the designated delivery time and address.
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