COCKLES NATURAL FLAVOR FROM RIAS GALLEGAS "PAY PAY"
The cockles stand out above all due to their minimum quantities of fats and therefore of calories. In fact, in 100 grams of cockles there is just 1 gram of fat and 82.60 kilocalories.
They provide us with a large amount of high quality proteins, containing all essential amino acids.
Its high iron content in cockles, help to prevent anemia (caused by lack of iron). Its richness in iron makes it is a recommended food for people who do intense sports. Highly active people consume a lot of this mineral.
Do not throw away the broth that include the cockles! It is here where you find a good part of the vitamins and minerals that got dissolved in the water. The broth can be served with the cockles and lemon or it can be used as a concentrate for fish broth.
A healthy appetizer, energetic with an extraordinary flavor!