What is sea cucumber?
Sea cucumbers are echinoderms from the class Holothuroidea. It’s a sea echinoderms found on the sea floor worldwide from along the beach to 8000 meters deep inside the sea.
It mainly found in Asia Pacific and serve a useful role in the marine ecosystem as they help recycle nutrients, breaking down detritus and other organic matter after which bacteria can continue the degradation process. Sea-cucumbers mainly feed on benthic algae and plankton.
What are the health benefits of eating sea-cucumber?
Improve brain functionality – sea-cucumber contains 18 kinds of amino acids, taurine, collagen, sticky polysaccharide, chondroitin sulfate, saponin, polypeptide and a variety of vitamins and trace elements, such as active ingredients, all these are good for human brain.
Blood nourishing and promoting calcium absorption – It’s keratin can promote the hematopoietic function of red bone marrow, effectively improve anemia symptoms, contain natural active calcium, the effect of calcium supplementation from sea cucumber is not comparable to other foods.
Prevention of cardiovascular disease – lowering polysaccharide-lipid , inhibit blood coagulation. In medical field, doctor also believe that long-term consumption of sea cucumber can alleviate the disease of hypertension, hyperlipidemia, coronary heart disease and hepatitis patients.
Enhancing human immunity – selenium – antioxidant is an important element in preventing and controlling the aging of the human body against malignant influenza.
The best tonic for surgical patients — High content of arginine can promote the regeneration of organism cells and have special effects on repair after body injury. It obviously shorten the recovery time.
Maternal health – Providing comprehensive nutritional support for pregnant women, enhancing physical fitness, rapid and effective recovery of physical and physical strength. Sea-cucumber also providing a rich brain nutrients for the development of the infant’s brain and nervous system, effectively avoiding the occurrence of congenital diseases in infants.
Why Choose Jiahuo Seafood Dried Sea Cucumber?
Indonesia is composed of 17508 islands, is part of the Malay Islands, is also the world’s largest archipelago countries. Indonesia territory across Asia and Oceania, Due to the large number of islands, the waters are clear, the climate is around 27 degree Celsius. It is very suitable for the wild sea cucumber to grow in the sea. Jiahuo seafood dried sea cucumber is mainly from Indonesia islands.
How to choose quality dried sea cucumber?
Dried sea-cucumbers should be 95-100% dry.
Price varies relying on the origin/species, fine, rarity, and size.
The longer they cooked (processed) the sea-cucumber, the better the quality. Currently the best processed dried sea-cucumber in term of dryness, expansion is from Bali islands and Medan Sumatera.
In 2012, Jiahuo seafood trading became the first direct importers of Bali dried sea-cucumbers to the Johor. They are currently exclusively sold at our store.
For soups, use ones with thicker “meat”. Thin “meat” sea cucumbers may break down completely when boiled for extended periods. Dry stone fish or white teat sea-cucumber are better choice for longer cooking.
Quick frozen reconstituted dried sea-cucumbers in the freezer aisle are good alternatives because it has already been cleaned and boiled and are ready to eat. However, you will lose some firmness and flavor compared to dried sea-cucumber from the preservatives.
How do I reconstitute wild sea cucumber ?
Rehydrate the sea-cucumbers by placing a pot of water at the stove and heating it to a boil.
Put the sea-cucumbers within the pot, and simmer on medium-low warmth for approximately 20 minutes. Switch off the fire after 20 minutes and cover the pot.
Soak the sea-cucumbers for up to 12 hours or overnight in the pot, allowing the liquid to cool all the way down to room temperature.
After 12 hours, drain and vicinity the sea-cucumbers in a bowl and refill with clean water. hold soaking the sea-cucumbers within the fridge for 1-2 days.
Test on the consistency by way of squeezing the middle of the sea cucumber. they will be prepared to use while the center is the consistency of soft rubber and the surface is slippery and slimy.