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Fancy Squid

Fancy Squid

Fancy Squid

Squid Tubes are known by the popular Italian name Calamari. Squid Tubes are popular for stir frying or tossing it in your spaghetti! Squid is a popular ingredient around the world.

*Squid is previously frozen.

*Squid tubes come cleaned.

*Package also includes tentacles.

Regular price
$4.50/pound(s)
Sale price
$4.50/pound(s)

Minimum order: 5/pound(s)

pound(s)

Preparation

Choose smaller squid with clear eyes and moist flesh. For quick cooking, smaller squid is more tender than the larger ones. Start cleaning the squid by pulling out the tentacles from the main body. Do not incude the beak and then trim the long tentacles level with the rest. After cleaning the squid thoroughly, you can now cook the squid. The most popular method of cooking squid is frying also known as calamari.

Storage

Store the squid by covering tightly and placing it in the coldest section of refrigerator or on a bed of ice. Clean and freeze squid immediately for later use or cook it within two days after purchase.
Place squid in heavy duty plastic freezer bags with no air inside and seal tightly. Cooked squid may be refrigerated in a tightly-sealed container for two to three days or frozen for two months.

Nutritional Facts

NUTRITIONAL BENEFITS

Squid is a good source of protein and also contains Omega-3, copper, zinc, B vitamins and iodine.

GOOD POINTS
  • No sugar
  • High in niacin
  • High in phosphorus
  • High in selenium
  • Low in sodium
  • High in thiamin
  • High in vitamin B6
  • Very high in vitamin B12

 

NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION

 

Nutrient Unit 1 Value per 100g 1.0 oz, boneless 28.35g 3.0 oz 85.0g
Proximates
Water g 78.55 22.27 66.77
Energy kcal 92 26 78
Protein g 15.58 4.42 13.24
Total lipid (fat) g 1.38 0.39 1.17
Carbohydrate, by difference g 3.08 0.87 2.62
Fiber, total dietary g 0 0 0
Sugars, total g 0 0 0
Minerals
Calcium, Ca mg 32 9 27
Iron, Fe mg 0.68 0.19 0.58
Magnesium, Mg mg 33 9 28
Phosphorus, P mg 221 63 188
Potassium, K mg 246 70 209
Sodium, Na mg 44 12 37
Zinc, Zn mg 1.53 0.43 1.3
Vitamins
Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid mg 4.7 1.3 4
Thiamin mg 0.02 0.006 0.017
Riboflavin mg 0.412 0.117 0.35
Niacin mg 2.175 0.617 1.849
Vitamin B-6 mg 0.056 0.016 0.048
Folate, DFE µg 5 1 4
Vitamin B-12 µg 1.3 0.37 1.1
Vitamin A, RAE µg 10 3 8
Vitamin A, IU IU 33 9 28
Vitamin E (alpha-tocopherol) mg 1.2 0.34 1.02
Vitamin D (D2 + D3) µg 0 0 0
Vitamin D IU 0 0 0
Vitamin K (phylloquinone) µg 0 0 0
Lipids
Fatty acids, total saturated g 0.358 0.101 0.304
Fatty acids, total monounsaturated g 0.107 0.03 0.091
Fatty acids, total polyunsaturated g 0.524 0.149 0.445
Cholesterol mg 233 66 198
Other        
Caffeine mg 0 0 0

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