Immunity and Strengthening Soup with South African Sea Cucumber 海参汤
Sea Cucumbers are rich in multiple nutrients, which can replenish and revive nutrient loss during summer; it also improves the body's immunity and to survive the dehydration during autumn and winter. It has good nutrient properties for beauty, nourishment and radiance.
SOUTH AFRICAN SEA CUCUMBER 南非海参
DRIED SEA COCONUT 海底椰干
BENTONG GINGER 文冬姜
8 soup bowls of water
For first timers, sea cucumbers need to be soaked for 3 to 4 days with purified water with the change of water every 6 hours. When the sea cucumber softens (easily cut open), it is time to clean the mid section.
Once they are cleaned, soak them back into a bowl or a pan that is salt-free and oil-free until it double its size. When the whole hand feel is saggy and soft, its ready to be cooked / used.
Our curated ingredients are good enough to go with any kinds of bones (chicken / pork) and you may add other enhancers like carrots, corns and fungi too.
Portion is ideal for 3 to 4 pax.
Consuming sea cucumbers in summer is Nourishing, and in autumn is Tonifying. Traditional medical practitioners believe that sea cucumbers are sweet and warm in nature, easily tonifies lung, heart, kidney, and spleen meridians.
From the perspective of modern nutrition, choosing sea cucumbers for health care in autumn is an ideal scientific approach. Sea cucumber is a natural treasure of nutrition, containing high proportion of protein, rich in vitamins and nutrients. Sea cucumber has the health preservation function of replenishing vitality, nourishing the internal organs and eliminating depletion. It has a variety of medicinal functions such as promoting blood circulation, invigorating the kidney and essence, eliminating fatigue and dispelling symptoms, nourishing yin and diuresis, strengthening intestines and moisturizing dryness.