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Can you eat the brown stuff in crawfish?

Asked: Ben Scriver, Last Updated:

It actually is an organ in the head called the hepatopancreas that functions much like the liver in other animals out there. Yes, you can most definitely eat it and don't worry, crawfish actually are low in fat, saturated fat and trans fat.

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