Cooking Vacuum-Packed Bamboo Shoot
How To Cook Vacuum-Packed Bamboo Shoot ? Bamboo shoot is a Japanese vegetable that is readily available in the spring season. However, due to its health benefits, people want to eat them in all seasons. Due to this reason, the bamboo shoots are packed in vacuum-sealed bags and supplied worldwide. Are you curious about how to cook vacuum-packed bamboo shoots? Well, don’t worry, in this blog, we have covered it all for you.
Bamboo shoots are available in the market as precooked and fresh vegetables. However, if you store it for a more extended period, it is convenient to precook the bamboo shoot. The bamboo shoot will turn bitter with time, and it will not taste fresh if it is stored for a longer period of time.
In addition to that, boiled bamboo shoots have exceptional benefits. If you follow a low calory diet, a bamboo shoot is a treat for you. You can eat it as much as you want because 100 grams of bamboo shoots contains only 12 calories and 1 gram of fiber. Therefore, it will satisfy your appetite as well as your fitness needs.
How to cook fresh bamboo shoots (not packed in the vacuum-sealed bag)
If you live in an area where you can get fresh bamboo shoots, consider it your good luck. Most of the people in the world don’t have access to fresh bamboo shoots. Now the question is, how can you cook fresh bamboo shoots? Follow the instructions below to enjoy the perfect taste of Japanese vegetables.
- · Go for the bamboo shoots that have good weight and size. Peel off its skin and cut them according to your preference.
- · Put it in the container along with the white rinsing water. You can also use the normal water and put some rice bran in it.
- · Let it boil until you can poke a fork inside the vegetable. If you are black pepper or chili lover, you can add it to this point for the perfect taste. However, it depends on your preference.
- · Close the stove and let it cool down for at least 30 minutes.
- · After it is cool down properly, you can easily peel off the left skin, and the shoot may split.
Here you go! It is ready to be served!
Note: keep bamboo shoots dipped in water until they are used in any dish. Do not let them dry.
How To Cook Vacuum Packed Bamboo Shoots
Bamboo shoots are available in can packing as well, but if I talk about myself, I always go with vacuum-packed bamboo shoots. The taste of the bamboo shoots packed in vacuum-sealed bags is amazing. They are packed in vacuum bags after they are precooked in the way that is mentioned above. The white residue on the bamboo shoots is the white rice marks, and you can rinse it properly before using it for a fresh taste.
One thing that you have to do after opening up the vacuum bag. You have to use the bamboo shoot right away. Otherwise, the taste will not be good, and you will not enjoy it properly. In addition to that, we have provided some of the recipes that will help you get the perfect taste of Japanese dishes.
Recipe Of Cooking Vacuum-Packed Bamboo Shoot
If you want to enjoy the crunchy texture of Japanese dishes, bamboo shoot rice is one of the best dishes to enjoy. Follow the instructions below:
- Take 3 cups of white rice and let it be soak in water for 12 hours.
- Take a few shiitake mushrooms.
- One precooked bamboo shoot.
- One tablespoon soy sauce.
- One tablespoon Japanese salt ( you can put salt according to your taste)
- Drain the water that was use to soak the rice.
- Put the rice into the cooker and put 3 cups of water in it ( to thoroughly saturate the rice).
- Add soy sauce, salt, and spices according to your taste and let it soak for 30 minutes.
- You can cut the mushrooms and make them ready to dress the dish if you are left with some time.
- Once the water is dry, you can dress them with mushrooms, and it is now ready to be serve.
Bamboo shoots are very healthy and tasty if they are cook in the right way. It doesn’t matter if it is in a vacuum-sealed bag or fresh. Therefore, always follow the instructions of an expert. Never do experiments with this vegetable because even a minor mistake in its cooking can ruin its taste.