Sea cucumber, one of the eight treasures of the sea, tastes tough and glutinous, delicious and nutritious. It is the best food at the banquet. Although the price is expensive, it’s not impossible to have a Chinese New Year’s Eve meal. Of course, it’s more affordable to cook it yourself, and the cooking method can be simpler and more homely!


Eight sea cucumbers
200g scallion
1 / 4 tsp salt
1 tablespoon soy sauce
1 small piece of ginger
2 tablespoons cooking wine
Proper amount of water starch
2 tbsp lard (suet)
250 ml chicken soup
A little sugar


Step 1
Cut sea cucumber into large pieces; Cut the scallion into 5cm long pieces and shred the ginger

Step 2
Put the sea cucumber in a pot with cold water, bring to a boil over high heat, and cook for 5 minutes; Remove and drain water for later use

Step 3
Add lard in a small pot, heat to 50 or 60% heat, add scallion, fry slowly over low heat until golden, turn off the heat; Take out the scallion sections and reserve the oil

Step 4
In another pot, add shredded ginger, salt, cooking wine, soy sauce, sugar and chicken soup and bring to a boil; Add sea cucumber

Step 5
Add scallion segments; Bring to a boil again, turn to low heat and simmer for 2-3 minutes

Step 6
Turn to high heat, add a small amount of starch (about 1 tablespoon) for many times to thicken, turn to medium heat and heat thoroughly to collect juice; Pour in the onion oil and turn off the fire