Don’t mistake these little Japanese river crabs for garnish or toys. They are meant to be eaten whole, shell and all.The fresh-water crabs live in most parts of Japan in clear-water streams. They average about 3/4 inch in diameter when mature.
Deep-fried until they are crisp, then lightly salted, Sawagani are reminiscent of an eight legged potato chip..
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