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Bird's Nest Soup recipe: How to cook Bird's Nest with rock sugar Properly

Posted On: 07/07/15 - Viewed: 30769
In addition to being rare and precious, Edible Bird's Nest have many health benefits. However, improper cooking techniques could destroy the nutrients rendering the Bird's Nest Soup useless and tasteless. Follow our recipe for a nutritiously delicious a bowl of Bird's Nest Soup with rock sugar:

Bird's nest soup (Chinese: 燕窝, yàn wō ; Vietnamese: Yến sào, Tổ Yến) is a delicacy. The edible bird's nests are among the most expensive animal products consumed by humans. The nests have been traditionally used in Chinese cooking for over 400 years, most often as bird's nest soup, which is said to have high levels of calcium, iron, potassium and magnesium and are believed to strengthen the immune system, raising the libido and aiding digestion.

Bird's Nest Soup recipe: Cooking Bird's Nest with rock sugar

The edible bird's nests are among the most expensive animal products consumed by humans

People cook bird nest soup mainly to enjoy its texture. By itself, it practically has no taste, so adding a bit rock sugar will really infuse this soup with the amazing flavor.

How to Use:

   - Soak 1 bird’s nest in cold water for 3-5 hours or until it is soft. Drain and rinse twice.

   - Add bird’s nest, a teaspoon of rock sugar and 1/2 cup of water to a ramekin.

   - You can add 2 slices of ginger to enhance the flavor. Place the ramekin into a large pot.

   - Pour enough water into the pot to come 1/5 way up the sides of the ramekin.

   - Close the lid and put on high heat until the water boils then decrease to low heat to a simmer (please see cooking time below)*.

   - Remove the ramekin from the pot. Bird’s nests can be served hot or cold depends on your preference.

Recommended cooking time:

   1. House Nests including White, Pink and Red Nests: 30 to 45 minutes

   2. Wild Cave White Nests:  90 to 120 minutes

   3. Wild Cave Red Nests: 2 to 3 hours

Do not over cook bird’s nests. Bird’s nests should have a crunchy (not soggy) consistency. In addition, it’s very important to cook bird’s nests using low heat to preserve the nutrients, especially the essential amino acids.

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