Sea Urchin - ريتسا اسكندراني
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Sea Urchin, aka Uni is soft and buttery, and the taste can vary according to the region it is harvested from. It has been compared to lobster or oysters, albeit slightly fishier.
In addition to the chance to consume uni somewhat as a delicacy, there are healthy reasons you might seek to enjoy it as well:
- High in protein.
- A good source of fiber.
- A healthy source of Vitamin A, Vitamin E, calcium, and iodine.
- Promote good blood circulation.
- A great snack for those watching their weight. It’s low in fat and carbohydrates, and contains only about 125 calories per 2-3 pieces.
On a side note, the Japanese also consider it to be a good aphrodisiac.
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