Jumbo perfect-sized pieces of Crabmeat that are perfect for crab cocktails or extra fancy Crab Cakes. Known for its sweet taste and hearty texture, the meat from the blue crab is a true taste sensation.
Jumbo Lump Crab Meat: Appearance & Characteristics
Fresh crabmeat lump is a highly sought-after seafood delicacy known for its succulent texture and sweet, delicate flavor. It is harvested from the most prominent lumps of meat found in the body of blue crabs and is prized for its pure white color and distinctive, spherical shape. The meat is typically firm and chunky, with large pieces perfect for salads, sandwiches, and other preparations where the texture of the jumbo lump crab can shine. When selecting fresh jumbo lump crabmeat, looking for bright white meat, no off odors or discoloration, and minimal shell or cartilage fragments is essential.
Lump Crab Meat: Taste and Texture
Our premium lump crab meat is known for its exceptional taste and texture. The meat is delicate, sweet, and has a distinct flavor that sets it apart from other types of crab meat. The texture of the meat is firm yet tender, and it flakes easily when cooked. One of the unique characteristics of the best jumbo lump crab meat is that it consists of large pieces of meat from the swimming fins of the crab, giving it a distinct appearance. Chefs and seafood lovers highly prize this type of crab meat for its superior taste and texture. Whether enjoying it in a classic Crab Cake or simply on its own, our lump white crab meat will surely delight your taste buds with its exquisite flavor and texture.
Jumbo Lump Crabmeat: Pairing Suggestions
Jumbo lump crabmeat is a delicacy that can be enjoyed on its own or paired with various foods and flavors. Its delicate, sweet flavor pairs well with light, refreshing ingredients such as citrus fruits, avocado, and cucumber. For a classic pairing, try serving fresh crabmeat with a side of cocktail sauce or melted butter. It also works well as a topping for salads or as the star ingredient in crab cakes. When pairing a wine with fresh jumbo lump crabmeat, choose a crisp white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio to complement the seafood's, subtle sweetness. The versatility of fresh jumbo lump crabmeat makes it an excellent choice for any meal or occasion.
Jumbo Lump Crab: The Freshness Factor
Freshness is vital when it comes to real lump crab meat. This ingredient's delicate flavor and texture can quickly be compromised if not properly handled and stored. If you're looking for fresh jumbo lump crabmeat, choosing plump, moist, and has no strong odors is important. These characteristics are good indicators of quality crabmeat that will taste delicious in your dish. It should have a sweet aroma and a bright, translucent appearance.
Fresh Jumbo Lump Crab Meat Nutrition
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Our 1 lb lump crab meat comes from Venezuela and is hand-picked fresh and air-shipped multiple times weekly.
Disclaimer: Please do not freeze this product after arrival - it does not like to be frozen unless you plan to use it in soups, cakes, or stuffings. Freezing crabmeat hurts the texture, and you will be upset with us after you take it out of your freezer we do not want that to happen....we ship the next day, so please order accordingly so you can have fresh, beautiful crabmeat for your recipes.
- Happy cooking, Chef Adam
Handling: Use or freeze within 5 days of arrival
If freezing we recommend turning it into a crab cake, stuffing, or soup to protect the integrity of the product