Soak dried mushrooms in hot or cold water? Chef reveals 2 tips to help soak quickly and cleanly
Not inferior to fresh mushrooms, dried mushrooms also taste equally delicious, but in order to make the finished product crispy, it requires a trick.
Wood ear, dried shiitake mushrooms are crunchy, nutritious and very good for the body. However, to make the finished product delicious, seasoning is not the most important step.
The most important step is soaking the mushrooms, if soaked correctly can remove dirt and delicious crispy mushrooms after processing.
But to soak mushrooms, should you use cold water or hot water? Everyone has their own opinion, but the chef points out there are other ways to soak that are both quick and clean while still maintaining the crunchy texture.
Warm water, baking soda, flour, dried mushrooms.
Many people are used to using cold water to soak mushrooms, but to soften the mushrooms, they must be soaked for at least 2, 3 hours before. A few people prefer to use hot water, which inadvertently loses a large amount of nutrients and the texture is no longer crispy.
The correct way to do it is to use warm water, not hot water. Prepare a basin of 40°C warm water.
Next, add the baking soda (baking salt) and flour. These 2 substances have the ability to help clean the residues in dried mushrooms, remove toxins. After stirring, add the dried mushrooms, mix well, soak for 20-30 minutes.
After soaking, it is necessary to rub the mushrooms again to remove all the dirt, finally wash them thoroughly for the last time and then cook them.
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