Extra large live langoustine range between 1 and 10 pieces per kg. The number of langoustine you receive may differ due to the size and weight of the individual langoustine. However, you will receive the total weight you have ordered. The claws on our extra large langoustine yield meat which is absolutely delicious to eat with the rest of the meat from the shellfish.
Extra large, fresh langoustine should be ideally cooked as soon as they arrive. However, you can place them in the freezer for around 20 minutes before you cook them. The effect of this is to calm them down to make them easier to handle. To cook your live langoustine, place them into a large pan of boiling, very salted water for just 2-3 minutes after brining back to the boil. You might be advised to check the best way to handle live langoustines. Although langoustine taste much better when they have just been cooked and are still very fresh, the langoustine can be stored in a refrigerator for around 1 to 2 days after cooking.
Extra Large langoustine are great for an addition to a meal or even on their own with a delicious sauce. You may want to have a look at some of our different recipes to give you alternative ways of serving your fresh, Scottish langoustine.