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Soft Shell Crabs

Frozen
1kg (4pcs)/pack
₱ 990

Soft-shell crabs are not a separate species of crab. They’re regular crabs — that have gotten too big for their shells. In order to keep on growing, they shed their shell and make new, bigger ones. In other words, they molt, and it is this molting process that makes soft-shell crabs such a treat. While they’re in this stage, they are one of the tastiest treats. They have the perfect balance of a delicate, melt-in-your-mouth texture yet firm enough to be in top shape come your busiest hours.

Soft-shell crabs are best eaten golden and crisp or sauteed. If you try to boil them as you would a normal crab, they would just fall apart. It’s a good idea to get your fill when you can because although the season is plentiful, it’s also short.


Soft Shell Crab

Average Nutritional ValuesPer 85 g
Calories71 
Total Fat 0.6 g 1%
Saturated Fat 0.2 g 1%
Trans Fat 0 g 
Polyunsaturated Fat 0.2 g 1%
Monounsaturated Fat 0.1 g 
Cholesterol 82 mg 27%
Sodium 336 mg 14%
Potassium 220 mg 6%
Total Carbohydrate 0g 
Fiber0 g 
Sugars0 g 
Protein 15 g 
Vitamin A  0%
Vitamin C  4.7%
Calcium  6%
Iron  2.4%

Percent values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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Store soft shell crabs wrapped in plastic wrap in the coldest part of the refrigerator for up to 2 days.

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Product reviews for Soft Shell Crabs

Phoebe
1/21/2022 2:54 PM
must-try!
received frozen smelled fresh and clean once thawed. Super tasty deep-fried or simply fried in melted butter, yum
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