the sea cucumbers we buy in our daily life generally include fresh sea cucumbers and dried sea cucumbers. For fresh sea cucumbers, the preservation time is relatively short, and we can only use the method of cold storage or salt drying. For dried sea cucumbers, the preservation method in our daily life is air drying Sand drying and refrigeration methods. Let’s learn about the preservation of sea cucumber.
remove the internal organs of the sea cucumber, wash the sediment in the cavity, put it into the appropriate salt water and cook for about 1 hour, then take it out and cool it. After being exposed to the sun or roasted to 80% or 90% dry, put it into the liquid of Salicornia leaf and cook it slightly until the color turns black, then take it out and dry it in the sun. Sea cucumber is not only a delicacy at the banquet, but also a treasure to nourish the human body. Its medicinal value is also high. Sea cucumber is as famous as ginseng, bird’s nest and shark’s fin. It is one of the eight treasures in the world.
the preservation methods of dried sea cucumber are as follows:
1, dried sea cucumber can be stored in a dry and ventilated place. Because the meat of sea cucumber has dried up, and the surface is covered with this layer of salt, which insulates the air and will not be bad.
2. For fear of affecting its quality and taste, if you want to keep it for a short time, you’d better refrigerate it. If you want to keep it for a longer time, you’d better store it in the freezer and thaw it before eating. This is the safest way to keep it.
how to keep fresh sea cucumber. Please pay attention to the following simple steps:
step 1: clean the sea cucumber. Cut the fresh sea cucumber from the mouth with scissors, remove the internal organs, and clean thoroughly.
step 2: add proper amount of water to the pot, bring to a boil over a high fire, take out 5 to 10 fresh sea cucumbers after cleaning, immerse them in the boiling water that has been brought to a boil, then reduce the flame, scoop out the sea cucumbers with a spoon after 2 minutes, put them on a plate, and let the sea cucumbers cool naturally.
step 3: heat the boiling water in the pot again until it boils, and then continue to repeat the second step until all the sea cucumbers are processed.
step 4: after all the sea cucumbers are processed, put the sea cucumbers on the frozen plate evenly, and distribute the soup in the pot evenly in the frozen plate. The soup has high nutritional value, so don’t pour it out. Then put the freezing plate into the refrigerator to freeze. If you want to eat, take it out at any time and thaw it.
this article introduces several common preservation methods of sea cucumbers. I hope my family friends can have a good understanding. Generally, when we buy too many sea cucumbers in our daily life, we can use the sea cucumbers preservation method introduced in this article to save the sea cucumbers we buy, which can reduce the loss of nutritional value of sea cucumbers.