Japanese Helmet Crab (Kuri gani) 日本新鮮栗蟹
Japanese Helmet Crab (Kuri gani) 日本新鮮栗蟹
Japanese Helmet Crab (Kuri gani) 日本新鮮栗蟹
Japanese Helmet Crab (Kuri gani) 日本新鮮栗蟹
Japanese Helmet Crab (Kuri gani) 日本新鮮栗蟹
Japanese Helmet Crab (Kuri gani) 日本新鮮栗蟹
Japanese Helmet Crab (Kuri gani) 日本新鮮栗蟹
Japanese Helmet Crab (Kuri gani) 日本新鮮栗蟹
Japanese Helmet Crab (Kuri gani) 日本新鮮栗蟹

Japanese Helmet Crab (Kuri gani) 日本新鮮栗蟹

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クリガニ (栗蟹)400g+/-

クリガニは毛ガニと同じクリガニ科クリガニ属の一種で、甲長8センチ程のカニです。毛ガニに比べ価格がとても安く、その割に美味しいカニなのでコストパフォーマンスに優れた食材です。湯でたての味は毛ガニとほとんど変わらないようです。気付かずに食べたら毛ガニとの味の区別は出来ないと思います

Helmet crab, or kuri-gani, is a type of crab that comes into season in the spring.  In Aomori, it is also referred to as “sakura crab” or “flower viewing crab.” It is one of the key elements of flower viewing in Aomori along with . Though smaller than hair crab, the taste of helmet crab is equivalent to or superior to that of hair crab. In its peak season, the crab’s innards become rich and flavorful, a superb taste that cannot be found elsewhere. Helmet crab is not commercially available nationwide, and it is a gem that you must try in Aomori during flower viewing.

長得和毛蟹有點像,棲息於海面下200米,因其形狀類似栗子包在多刺的栗殼裏而得名,通常被稱為日本栗蟹。每隻大約有拳頭大小,價格相對比毛蟹要便宜。這種蟹主要分佈在日本的北海道地區,春季至夏初為其最佳時令,一般用於製作味增湯或者煮蟹,其味道鮮美濃郁,很受歡迎。