Off The Beat: A hunt for the best hairy crabs in Yangcheng Lake

Hairy crabs from the Yangcheng Lake are a premium item that are highly sought after by foodies. Photo: Wong Chun Wai

The hairy crab don’t take crap for its reputation of being super delicious, but unfortunately, it doesn’t come stamped with a healthy meal badge.

The military green mights are chock-full of cholesterol and eating just one of these crustaceans will have you touching the daily cholesterol quota of 300mg, based on the World Health Organisation’s daily recommended intake of the lipid.

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