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There are certain kinds of cuisine that leave you feeling hungry after eating out. Many people order a main course served with a nice variety of healthy ingredients so they have a filling meal. You can have this dining experience when you choose delicious Cajun seafood for lunch or dinner.
Anyone who has gone to a restaurant with friends and family knows that each person will have a variety of preferences. Offering various kinds of fish, shellfish, vegetables, and sides, Cajun seafood lets individuals in a group choose and eat ingredients they will enjoy from a single dish. Gatherings of friends or family can share a meal, instead of ordering individual items that can be more expensive.
Cajun Seafood & Carbohydrates
Several key components comprise a typical preparation of Cajun seafood. These items include fresh seafood, vegetables, seasonings, and spices, along with sides of carbohydrates. Eating carbohydrates keeps most people feeling full for several hours after a meal.
When Cajun cuisine was first developed in Louisiana during colonial times, carbohydrates like potatoes and rice were included, allowing more people to be fed because they were inexpensive ingredients.
As the body’s main source of fuel, carbohydrates are fibers, starches, and sugars that are broken down during digestion and then absorbed into the bloodstream. The reason you feel full after eating carbohydrates is because your body must generate more effort than other food groups to break them down.
It is also healthier to consume carbohydrates when they are in the form of potatoes and rice, instead of sugary soda or candy. In addition, you will feel more satisfied after a meal.
Seafood’s Health Benefits
Research has established a diet of seafood can decrease the risk of dementia, depression, heart disease, and stroke. In addition to being tasty, Cajun seafood can help keep you, your family, and friends happier and healthier.
Lovers of tasty Cajun seafood and fat, juicy crab don’t have to drive to Baltimore, Ocean City, Hooper’s Island, or Annapolis anymore. Stay close to home and enjoy wonderful deliciousness all year around at our two new locations in Maryland!
- The Crab Shack – Crofton is OPEN!
- The Crab Shack – Edgewater (Opening by Spring 2021! Check Facebook.)
Our Crofton branch can accommodate a large party group, so if you are interested in reserving tables, please call (443) 302-2680.