Dried Scallop is a much prized ingredient in Chinese cuisine which add a terrific rich umami depth to many dishes. Just a small amount will add considerable depth to all sorts of dishes. It is often used in congees, soups, and sauces to infuse a rich, savory flavour. Simply soak the dried scallop in water till soft.
Health Benefits of Scallops
Scallops are widely considered one of the healthiest seafoods. Made up of 80% protein with a low fat content. They are rich in vitamins and minerals.
Scallops also contain omega-3 fatty acids. These healthy fats help regulate heartbeat, support nervous system function, and may support memory.
Scallops contain high levels of zinc, which can help balance hormones and healthy cells. A serving of scallops also meets the daily requirement for Vitamin B12, an antioxidant associated with healthy cognitive function.