5 foods if you 'forget' blanching before cooking is like swallowing poison

Some foods bought from the market often get stuck with dirt, bacteria, so it is best to buy them, besides cleaning, you need to blanch them with boiling water before processing.

Foods that should be blanched before cooking

When choosing food in the market, we all see vendors pitching food on the stall. Therefore, when buying, the first thing you need to do is wash the food first and there are some foods that still have to blanch with boiling water once to eliminate all bacteria, dirt attached. If you do not know what these foods are, read the following information carefully!

Shoots

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Bamboo shoots are foods that contain oxalic acid and carbohydrates, which, when combined with the sourness in the stomach, can create an acid that can cause poisoning if eaten too much. However, to let the poison in bamboo shoot evaporate, you can blanch it with boiling water first.

After slicing thin bamboo shoots, boil it with boiling water for a few minutes. In the process of boiling, pay attention not to cover the pot, thus helping the poison in bamboo shoots to evaporate. Finally, remove the bamboo shoots and wash them with cold water and process them according to your family's taste.

Broccoli

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Broccoli is the hardest vegetable to wash and is most difficult to clean out among familiar vegetables. Because the structure of broccoli has many, interstitial slots, it is not enough to completely disinfect it when washing in just diluted brine first. A safer way is to blanch it with boiling water to get rid of bacteria, dirt and dust.

Tofu

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Tofu is so familiar in daily meals and it can be processed into many other attractive dishes. However, many women sometimes ignore the boiled beans and just continue processing them.

Tofu when purchased often has a specific smell, so if you want to eliminate this smell, you should boil it before cooking. A more interesting point is that the boiled beans will have a stronger texture so they will no longer be fragile or crushed during processing.

Seafood has a strong smell

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Seafood purchased when due to weather conditions and careless storage will be easily damaged and emit a strong fishy smell. At this time, you should blanch the seafood before cooking and remember to add a few slices of ginger to eliminate the characteristic fishy smell of seafood.

Fresh meat has extra blood

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In fact, all kinds of meat need to be blanched before processing to remove excess blood when cut. This elimination of excess blood can reduce the odor of the meat and eliminate secretions. Until the meat is finished, the product will be more beautiful and attractive than the pieces of meat that are not cooked.

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