Japanese Hairy Crab ~ known as “kegani” in Japanese. It is found mainly in the Hokkaido area, northeast of Japan. It is an important commercial species for Japan, and there are many sustainability programs to help maintain a successful fishery.
It is a great source of protein, the hairy crab is low in both fat and calories, rich in vitamins B12 and E, crab meat also contains Omega-3 polyunsaturated acids. It helps to provide protection from heart disease and aid brain development. The Japanese Hairy Crab meat is particularly rich in Zinc and Copper, which contributes to skin and hair by helping you make melanin, the brown-black pigment that helps protect your skin from the sun’s harmful rays. Zinc helps cells in your body communicate with each other, aiding in nerve communication and hormone regulation.
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Yinan Wang (verified owner) –
This is the best crab I have ever had in hk! It taste so sweet, fluffy and almost need nothing else to dress up with, simple but elegant meal just by itself . Such a beauty! Can’t wait to order another soon. Thanks Ray and the team.