Fish maw contains rich proteins and nutrients such as phosphor and calcium. It nourishes ‘yin’, replenishes kidney and boosts stamina. It is effective in healing weak lung and kidney, anaemia, etc. It is suitable for consumption by any age group of either gender and is a kind of therapeutic food.
The most important of all is that fish maw contains high viscosity gel protein and mucopolysaccharide which are important to lady’s skincare and capable of preserving fine complexion and invigorating blood circulation.
1. Soak the fish maw in clear water for about 6-8 hours (the length of time depends on the size and thickness).
2. Blanching with ginger and spring onions for 5 minutes, scoop it out and rinse with cold water and let it cool down, then cut into thick pieces as your preference.
3. If it is not consumed on the same day, the fish maw can be stored in the freezer and defrosted when it is needed for cooking in the future.