No need for rice bran! Removing the scum from bamboo shoots with "rice water
We show you how to remove the scum from bamboo shoots using the water from washing rice instead of rice bran. After boiling, you can soak them in water and refrigerate or freeze them!
Raw materials bamboo shoots, rice water, red pepper
Tool Cutting boards, knives, pots and pans
Working hours 90Minutes
1. Wash bamboo shoots and remove soil
2. Cut off the hard part of the root and 5 cm of the tip of the ear
3. Make a vertical incision about 2 cm deep.
4. Put bamboo shoots, rice water, and red pepper in a pot and heat.
5. put a lid on something
6. When softened, turn off the heat and let it stand naturally until the water cools.

How to remove the acrid taste of bamboo shoots

When you get raw bamboo shoots, the first thing you should do is "remove the scum. The basic method of removing the scum is to boil them with rice bran and red pepper. Rice bran can be found near the bamboo shoots section of the supermarket, but it is not always available at home.

So, we will introduce a more convenient way to remove the bamboo shoots' acridity. Use the water from boiling rice!

Removing Bamboo Root Aqueous Sauce from Bamboo Shoots with Rice Rinse Water

Ingredients

Here is what you need to prepare.

Bamboo shoots in moderation
Rice rinsing liquid Enough to cover bamboo shoots
1 red pepper

Red pepper is said to help relieve the gouge, but it can be removed without it.

Bamboo shoots: How to remove the bamboo shoots' acumen

Wash bamboo shoots well and remove soil thoroughly.

Step 1 Wash bamboo shoots and remove soil.
Remove stubborn dirt stains with a scrubber.

How to remove the acrid taste of bamboo shoots

Cut off the hard part of the root (if it is not attached, it is OK) and 5-6 cm of the tip of the ear diagonally.

Step 2: Cut off the hard part of the root and 5 cm of the tip of the ear.

Make a vertical slit about 2 cm deep. This makes it easier to cook and remove the scum, and also makes it easier to peel the skin after boiling.

Step 3 Make a vertical incision about 2 cm deep.

Put bamboo shoots, red pepper and enough rice water to cover the bamboo shoots in a pot and heat. Start with high heat, then reduce heat to low when it comes to a boil. Remove any scum that comes out.

Step 4 Put bamboo shoots, rice water, and red pepper in a pot and heat.

Cover with a drop-lid (aluminum foil is OK) to prevent bamboo shoots from floating, and boil for 1 hour after the water comes to a boil.

Step 5: Put on a drop lid.

When the water becomes soft enough to easily pass through a bamboo skewer, turn off the heat and leave it until the water cools. Once cooled, remove the bamboo shoots, peel them, and voila!

Step 6When softened, turn off the heat and let it stand naturally until the water cools.

How to remove the acrid taste of bamboo shoots
The skin can be peeled off easily.

How to preserve bamboo shoots Can be refrigerated or frozen!

Put unused bamboo shoots in a storage container, fill it with water to the brim, cover it with a lid, and store it in the refrigerator. The water should be changed daily, and they should be eaten within a week.

You can also freeze bamboo shoots in a tightly closed zipper bag with water and small pieces of bamboo shoots. This way, they can be stored for about a month. In any case, we recommend eating them while they are as fresh as possible!