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What is the boiling time for crawfish?


Boil crawfish for 15 to 20 minutes.

A simple recipe of delicious crayfish

Recipe of crawfish in the water
Rinse live crawfish (preferably in a large saucepan with a lid), put them in a pot of boiling salted water (for 10 cancers - 2 tablespoons of salt). Add 2 lemons cut in half, parsley (a small bunch), dill (low beam), a bay leaf (10 leaves), black pepper (10 grams). Cook for 10 minutes till the water starts boiling again. Serve with lettuce and lemon wedges.

Recipe of crawfish in the water
Wash crawfish, put in a pot with boiling beer (preferably light), add salt and cook for 10-15 minutes. Then let it stand in broth for 15-25 minutes. Serve with beer. :-)

All about crawfish

Benefits of crawfish
- Crawfish may be a treatment against cracks on the legs from the cold;
- To treat diseases of the spleen;
- To treat gall-stone diseases.

Composition of crawfish meat boiled in salted water
Nitrogen substances - 13,63%;
Fat - 0.36%;
Nitrogen-free substances - 0.21%;
Water - 72.74%.

Nutritional value of boiled crawfish
Calories - 76 calories
Protein - 15.5 grams
Fat - 1 gram
Carbs - 1.2 grams
Water - 81 grams
Cholesterol - 135 grams
Ash - 1.3 grams
Saturated fatty acid - 0.2 grams

How to choose the crawfish for cooking
1. Crawfish are more early-spring.
2. The bigger a crawfish, the more tender and more juicy is its meat.
3. Better if the crayfish are alive.

How to keep crayfish
Live crawfish should be kept for no more than 3 days in the refrigerator in vegetable department. Boiled crayfish should be kept in water in which they were cooked for no more than 3 days, frozen crawfish should be kept for no more than 1 month.
You can store live crawfish in the freezer up to 1 month.
Frozen crawfish should not be defrosted before cooking.

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