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How To Rehydrating And Clean Sea Cucumbers (With Recipe)

Sea cucumbers are a unique and exotic food. They can be eaten after being washed with water, but they must be carefully prepared.
Course Main Course
Cuisine Chinese
Prep Time 1 hour
Cook Time 20 minutes
Servings 2


  • Sea cucumber 186 g
  • 20 grams of shrimp
  • 25 grams of cooked chicken
  • 25 grams of cooked egg white
  • 20 grams of bamboo shoots
  • 15 grams of bacon
  • 6 small green vegetables
  • 3 g of green onion
  • 2 g of ginger


  • 2 grams salt
  • 1 g chicken
  • 3 ml cooking wine
  • 0.2 g pepper
  • 3 ml sesame oil 
  • 40 ml vegetable oil 
  • 240 ml chicken soup
  • 5 g wet starch


  • Prepare ready-made sea cucumbers.
  • Prepare ingredients two through nine: cook the chicken and bacon/slice, cut the vegetables, etc.
  • Preparation of spices and chicken soup.
  • Boil sea cucumbers until warm, remove
  • Boil bamboo shoots until soft, remove
  • Add a little salt in the boiling water pot and the small green vegetables until soft, remove.
  • Shock the vegetables in cold water, set aside.
  • Stir the shrimp in a warm pan with oil.
  • Set the cooked shrimp aside.
  • Repeat with the bacon.
  • Set the bacon aside.
  • The two larger sea cucumbers are cut into strips as the butterfly wings, small sea cucumbers as the body.
  • Take a small pot of oil and add the onion ginger saute.
  • Quickly add the soup and the list from seasoning 1, boil.
  • Add ingredients 2-7 into the pot.
  • Add the sea cucumber, wet starch, and shrimp, stir together a few moments to warm the ingredients.
  • Pull the sea cucumber and shrimp, set aside to put on top, and pour the rest into a bowl. Then shape your butterfly with the sea cucumber and sprinkle the shrimp on top, as shown below. Enjoy!