YangCheng Lake Hairy Crabs 阳澄湖大闸蟹

Introduction

Have you heard of Hairy Crabs? Let us do a short introduction.
Hairy Crabs are small in size, it’s not about the meat in the crab like an Alaskan King Crab, Sri Lanka Crab but it’s all about the crab roe and crab milt.
The most expensive and top quality Hairy Crab come from Yangcheng Lake (阳澄湖) in Jiangsu Province in China.

We import them from Yangcheng Lake (阳澄湖) to tickle your taste bud. 

Quick facts of YangCheng Lake Hairy Crab

Did you know that there are differences between hairy crabs in Yang Cheng Lake (阳澄湖) and other lakes? It can be of a challenge to distinguish just by naked eyes. E.g Taihu Lake(太湖) and Yangcheng Lake hairy crabs are similar in “Green Shell 青背", “White Belly 白肚” and "Golden Claw 金爪". If you are an avid crab lover, you might be able to tell the differences as Yang Cheng Lake crab meat and roe are much sweeter and has a relatively softer shell compared to its counterparts.

If hairy crab is your first, we suggest you go without the vinegar to have a raw taste of the sweetness of the crab meat!

Did you know that Yang Cheng Lake is the most prominent lake for its hairy crab produce given its quality as compared to other lakes? This explains why it is ranked top in the PRC and its fairly higher price tag. Hairy crab has definitely gained its popularity in the food scene over the years and it is being defined as a luxury food. As such the local authority has become more stringent in its inspection and quality assurance of these Asian caviar.

The season is short and crabs are limited.  Wait no more and grab yours today!