Squid meat has a pale, translucent white colour, a chewy texture and an umami taste.
Squid is a mollusc belonging to the shellfish family, and they come in four varieties: black, white, hard shell and red. It is high in protein, minerals and low in calories. This makes squid a highly nutritious product.
Low in calories: squid is great for those who want to up their protein intake without compromising on their calorific goals. Approx 100gm serving of squid only has 75kcal – 85kcl of calories.
A good source of protein: Approx 100gm serving of squid also has a good amount, approximately 15.5gm – 16. 1gm, of protein and it has no carbohydrates.
Good source of vitamin B 12 and B6: body needs B 12 for neural health and blood health and vitamin B6 for protecting your heart from strokes.
Selenium and Vitamin E: squid has good amounts of selenium and Vitamin E. Selenium, which is present in a minute quantity in the body, works with vitamin E in the promotion of normal body growth and fertility.