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2023 NEW SEASON'S Alaska Giant Snow Crab (Bairdi)

2023 NEW SEASON'S Alaska Giant Snow Crab (Bairdi)

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SKU:30418

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Description

Just Caught!
  • Sweet & flavorful crab legs & claws.
  • Clusters average about 2/3 to 1 pound each.
  • Much larger than Opilio snow crab.

Introducing Opilio snow crab's behemoth cousin:  Bairdi. This succulent crab is our most-requested snow crab, and is larger than - but just as flavorful as it's popular relative, Opilio crab. Succulent, sweet, and flavorful, these spectacular-sized legs & claws are full of flavorful & delicate crab meat.

*Note: Snow crab can be prone to breakage during shipping. As a policy - we do not pack broken pieces, and we do pack it carefully, but please be aware that FishEx is not responsible for any breakage that occurs during shipping.

Also Available:
FRESH Giant Alaska Snow Crab (Baird)
20 lb CASE - Giant Alaska Snow Crab (Bairdi)


SHIPPING INFO:
This item delivers overnight via FedEx, from Alaska. You may choose your delivery date during checkout. Orders placed before 11am Alaska Time (M - Th) can be delivered as soon as tomorrow.

Shipping Cost:
FishEx ships all orders via FedEx, at a flat rate low cost of $39*. However, orders of $400 or more qualify for FREE* shipping.

*Some (rural) areas require PRIORITY Flat-Rate shipping, which costs $68. HAWAII Flat-Rate shipping costs $89. All major US cities qualify for FREE shipping on orders over $400. Rural zones & Hawaii do not qualify for free shipping, but will receive a $39 credit when the order value is over $400.

Additional Product Info

Packaging:

Our Bairdi snow crab clusters average about 2/3 to 1 pound each. Our snow crab clusters are pre-cooked, flash-frozen, and packaged in clear plastic bags for easy freezer storage.

Storing & Thawing:

Frozen snow crab can be kept in a freezer for several months due to it's protective water glaze. To thaw snow crab, place it in the refrigerator a day prior to cooking it. Left-over snow crab should be kept under refrigeration and consumed within a couple of days.

Serving Suggestions:

Three pounds of snow crab will serve 2 to 3 people easily if you're serving with additional entrees. If you're having a crab feast or are serving a group of crab lovers, 1 & 1/2 pounds per person would be a good start.

Health Benefits:

Snow crab is low in fat and calories, yet high in protein, vitamin A, vitamin C, calcium and iron. It is also a good source of Folate and Magnesium, and a very good source of Vitamin B12, Phosphorus, Zinc, Copper and Selenium. On the other hand, snow crab is very high in cholesterol and sodium.

Nutritional Info:

Serving Size: 100 grams (3.5 ounces)
  • Calories: 95
  • Protein: 20 g
  • Fat: 1.3 g
  • Saturated Fat: 0.2 g
  • Sodium: 572 mg
  • Cholesterol: 59 mg
  • Iron: 2.1 g
Nutritional data provided by ASMI (Alaska Seafood Marketing Institute)

Fishery Info:

Commercial Fishing Season (Available Fresh):
snow crab fishing season bar chart

Availability (Frozen):
snow crab availability bar chart

Alaska's annual fishing quota for snow crab is usually much larger than that of other species - making snow crab one of the most abundant types of Alaska crab available. Alaska snow crab is sustainably-caught, and fishing is regulated by the Alaska Department of Fish & Game. By law, only male crabs are retained, leaving the lucky females to remain in the Bering Sea and provide more tasty crab for all of us! Alaska's main commercial fishery for Snow crab starts in January and generally last for several months. It is considered one of the harshest crab fisheries due to the winter months that it takes place in.

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