Smooth Loofah and Seafood in Clay Pot Recipe

Number of serving: 2

Preparation time: 20 minutes

Cooking time: 15 minutes

 

Ingredients
1 Smooth Loofah (400g), peel skin and cut into wedges
75g Straw mushrooms, cut a cross mark on top surface
75g Squids, rinse and cut light cross incision on the inner side
150g Shrimps, trim the rostrum, antennae and legs
150g Clams, brush nd rinse well
1 clove Garlic (sliced)
1 cups Stock (get stock or soup recipe in Anti Aging Recipes section)

Marinade Ingredient
teaspoon Salt
tablespoon Caltrop starch
tablespoon Oil

Seasoning Ingredient
tablespoon Salt
1 teaspoon Sesame oil
1 pinch Ground white pepper

Method
Put mushroom into boiling water. Drain. Add into cold water and drain off again. Mix squid with marinade ingredient. Heat up 2 tablespoon oil in pan until hot, put squids and shrimps for 30 second, remove from oil and drain with paper towel. Put clams into a heat prove bowl. Add boil water. Drain. Add cold water and drain off again. Heat 1 tablespoon oil in a clay pot. Stir fry garlic until fragrant. Add loofah and mushrooms. Cook for 5 minutes or until done. Add in stock, seasoning and boil it under medium heart for 5 minutes. Add in the shrimps, squids. Boil it and serve in a pot.

Cooking Tips:
Smooth Loofah is refreshing sweet and is usually suitable for light seasoned dishes, in order to keep its natural sweet.

Healthy Tips:
Smooth Loofah rich in vitamin B complex that anti skin aging as well as vitamin C that whitening the skin. It also remove body heat and help to lessen constipation.
 

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