Red King Crab Merus Meat
Our red king crab merus meat is pre-cooked & flash-frozen. The merus sections are then glazed and packaged in clear plastic 1 lb. bags for easy freezer storage.
Our frozen red king crab merus meat can be stored in your freezer for several months. To thaw king crab merus meat, place packages in the refrigerator a day prior to cooking. Rinse quickly in a colander, under cold running water, to remove any lingering freezing brine. Left-over king crab should be kept under refrigeration and consumed within a couple of days.
Generally, 2 pounds of king crab will serve 2 to 3 people easily when you're serving with additional entrees. If you're having a crab feast or are serving a group of crab lovers, 5 pounds would be good for 3 people. Usually around 1 1/2 lb per person is a good starting point.
King Crab is low in fat and calories, and is an excellent source of protein being much leaner than the same amount of beef. Additionally, King crab is rich in omega-3 fatty acids and contains no carbohydrates, saturated fats or trans fats. King crab legs are also nutrient-dense, making them a good source of vitamin C, folate, vitamin B12, as well as magnesium, phosphorus, selenium, zinc and copper.
For the crab lover who enjoys the meat, but doesn't care for shucking at all. We completely understand. That's why we've done the shucking for you! Consisting of only the best part of the crab leg, this succulent red king crab Merus meat will leave you wanting more!
These highly prized "jumbo chunks" also make great gifts for your seafood-lover friend. These sections have a sweet flavor, tender texture, and are pure, snowy-white meat!