Whole squid body tubes (with or without tentacles) and squid rings are available. Totally cleaned and delivered at your doorstep. The squids are absolutely fresh and are offloaded directly from the trawlers the same day of delivery. They are not frozen. In order to avoid any health hazards, we will clean them thoroughly and send the edible parts only.
Calamari dishes like batter-fried squid rings become a staple in most restaurants these days. This yummy mollusc has been routinely making its appearance in bisques, soups, pasta, risottos and other continental fares.
Squid meat has a pale, translucent white colour, a chewy texture and an umami taste. Here is a nutritional upshot of squid.
A nutritious meal- Squid is a mollusc belonging to the shellfish family. It is high in protein, minerals and low in calories. This makes squid or calamari a highly nutritious meal.
Low in calories- Squid is great for those who want to up their protein intake without compromising on their calorific goals. A 100gm serving of squid only has 75kcal – 85kcl of calories. But fans of batter-fried calamari rings don t be fooled; the calorific value might go up if you deep fry it.
A good source of protein- A 100gm serving of squid also has a good amount, approximately 15.5gm 16. 1gm, of protein.
No carbs!- All you carb-fearing protein junkies and those on a keto diet can include squid in your diet because it has no carbohydrates.
Good source of vitamin B 12 and B6 – Your body needs B 12 for neural health and blood health and vitamin B6 for protecting your heart from strokes. This gives you a good reason to eat squid since it abounds in both these nutrients.
Selenium and Vitamin E Squid has good amounts of selenium and Vitamin E. Selenium, which is present in a minute quantity in the body, works with vitamin E in the promotion of normal body growth and fertility. As an anti-oxidant it is believed to play a role in the fight against cancer and can help to inhibit the growth of tumours.
No cholesterol worries As most shellfish, squid also has high amounts of dietary cholesterol. But that shouldn’t keep you from eating it. It is very low in fat, and the cholesterol is poorly absorbed from it. Moreover, several studies have shown that eating shellfish tends to lower, not raise, blood cholesterol levels.