Cancers are a favorite dish, not only the inhabitants of the Slavic countries, but also in Europe, America, and others. Our ancestors meat fond of aquatic inhabitants to the extremely delicate flavor. However, some disdain this food, because the crabs are scavengers. Disputes about their use and the harm to the body still continues to this day.
Useful properties of cancers
Benefits crayfish is, above all, in the presence of easily digestible protein value. Fats and carbohydrates in the meat of these aquatic inhabitants hardly found, so they can without fear include athletes and individuals in their diet, leading the fight against excess weight.
Crustaceans, as well as fish and seafood, incredibly helpful. They are present vitamins D, E, K and the B complex, and minerals - magnesium, phosphorus, cobalt, iron, sulfur, potassium, and others, which determine the properties of the arthropod stimulate metabolic processes and improve the pancreas, stomach, liver, kidney and heart with blood vessels.
The use of boiled crawfish is their ability to rid the body of heavy metals and radionuclides, so they are advised to actively involve in the diet, whose health has suffered in the zone of radioactive contamination.
Arthropods are excellent prevention of thyroid disease, and yet they have on the body bracing effect, in connection with which the persons recommended after surgeries and serious diseases.
It is believed that they can help improve the health of women suffering from breast cancer. There is even a recipe of tincture on alcohol, using the shell of arthropod, which helps to restore damaged tissue of the breast. And it is a drug used to combat addictions.
Benefits and harms can not be compared cancers. Contraindications to their use there is little, unless the person does not suffer from an allergy to this product. For this reason, the meat of arthropods is not recommended for small children.
Cancers can be harmful only if arthropods were already dead when cooking. In addition, they do not advise to cook in aluminum cookware and keep it after cooking, as this could adversely affect the quality of the product.
Cook crayfish at home
Many people wonder how to boil crawfish at home? I must say that arthropods recipes there are so many. Someone recognizes no frills and believes that water should only be salt and dill. Some people prefer to experiment and find a way to prepare, can significantly improve the taste of the finished product.
But be that as it may, the first caught crabs need a good wash, and only then placed in a container with water. Remember that you need to throw the arthropods in boiling water! And if in the process of cooking some of them emerge, swell with the release of odor, it can be concluded that at the time of cooking crabs were dead and eating them is impossible.
How to cook the crayfish? Universal recipe exists. Someone uses water instead of beer, someone is this water without inhabitant of lemon, and for some there is nothing worse than to score a taste of his meat with something else.
crayfish cooking time
Bring water to a boil, it is necessary to begin sinking arthropods in bubbling liquid, wherein one and upside down. If you fill them all in a heap, then it will reduce the water temperature indicators will stop boiling and crabs will crawl along the bottom, dying slowly and painfully. It is inappropriate not only for humanitarian reasons, but also because it is a negative impact on the quality of meat. How to cook the crayfish after boiling? Arthropods should languish in the pan of 10-15 minutes, without the cover. From time to time they need to stir.
How many minutes to boil crabs, we have said, but if you have forgotten to note the time, guided by the color of the shell. As soon as it becomes bright red, you can turn off the stove and remove the pan from the arthropods, although experienced users recommend hold them in capacity another 20 minutes, so they had time to absorb the taste and aroma of spices used.
Here are some recipes:
- Water in a pan with salt at the rate of 1 tbsp. l. per liter of liquid. Add a mixture of peppers, bay leaf, dill and half a medium onion. Boil, throw cancers and in 10-15 minutes, turn off the stove and leave arthropods another 20 minutes under the lid. After remove and serve;
- Pour into pan a light beer, adding salts rate of 1 tbsp. l. per 1 liter of beer. How to begin to boil, throw a crayfish. Cook for about 5-10 minutes and also give 20 minutes of time to infuse. Once removed and spread on the dish decorating greens and slices of lemon;
- Boil arthropods in salted water for 10 minutes and then pour the cucumber brine rate of 1 to 2 liters beaker liquid. Dowar in this solution for 5 minutes. After immediately remove and serve.
That's all the advice and recommendations. Crayfish ready for a long time do not keep: they need to be eaten within 12 hours. Bon Appetit!