Crawfish Etoufee Recipe

Crawfish Etoufee has a high-calorie, average-carb, high-fat and high-protein content. It is a good source of Iron, Vitamin A, Vitamin C and Niacin.

The food contains 18.3g of carbs. The carbohydrate profile of the the food reveals it is low in complex carbs and low in Simple carbs. Carbs are our primary source of energy but its source should be chosen with utmost care. Complex carbs are a more desirable addition to your diet, where as simple carbs should be consumed in moderation as it is very easily broken down, assimilated and absorbed in the body. Its sugar content is among the bottom 20 percentile. This is for people watching their sugar intake. With 19.4 gms of protein, it is high in protein content, which is an important macronutrient that helps with tissue repair, provides energy and improves immunity.

However, the high fat content makes it unsuitable if you're on a low-fat diet plan.

It is also rich in Vitamin C, whose benefits include, but are not limited to protection against immune system deficiencies, cardiovascular disease, prenatal health problems, eye disease, and even skin wrinkling.

It gives a good yield of Iron at 3.96 gms/ serving, and should be included in an Iron rich diet. Iron is essential to help carry oxygen from the lungs to the muscles and other organs, and is especially helpful for pregnant women. It has a very high density of Sodium, thus making it unsuitable for a low-sodium diet. Besides other nutrients, it is average in Magnesium, which is an essential micronutrient needed to keep muscle and nerve functioning normal and heart beat rhythmic. It also helps to support a healthy immune system, and keeps bones strong.

Ideally consumed as a Main Dish.

Based on the composite nutritive standing Crawfish Etoufee has been given a composite ranking of 10, and sparingly.

Calorie Breakdown

 Calories from Protein18%
 Calories from Fat65%
 Calories from Carbs17%

Why this is good for you

  • Very high in Protein
  • Very high in Niacin
  • Very high in Vitamin A
  • Very high in Vitamin C
  • High in Iron

Why this is bad for you

  • Very high in Cholesterol
  • Very high in Saturated Fat
  • Very high in Sodium

Vitamin Analysis

Vitamin A1700 IU34%
Vitamin C31.2 mg52%
Thiamin0.2 mg13%
Niacin10.2 mg51%
Vitamin B60.38 mg19%
Folate76 mcg19%

Mineral Analysis

Calcium120 mg12%
Iron4 mg22%
Magnesium68 mg17%
Potassium484 mg13.8%
Sodium1580 mg65.8%

Carbohydrate Analysis

Total Carbohydrate18.3 g6.1%
Dietary Fiber2.6 g10.4%
Sugars3.9 g

Protein Analysis

Protein19.4 g38.8%

Fat Analysis

Total Fat30.9 g47.5%
Saturated Fat16.5 g82.5%

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Amount Per Serving

Calories 425 Calories from Fat 279

% Daily Value *

Total Fat 30.9 g 47.5%

Saturated Fat 16.5 g 82.5%

Trans Fat

Cholesterol 185 mg 61.7%

Sodium 1580 mg 65.8%

Total Carbohydrates 18.3 g 6.1%

Dietary Fiber 2.6 g10.4%

Sugars 3.9 g

Protein 19.4 g 38.8%

Vitamin A 34% Vitamin C 52%

Calcium 12% Iron 22%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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