Jellyfish as food

  title={Jellyfish as food},
  author={Y-H. Peggy Hsieh and Fui-ming Leong and Jack Rudloe},
  • Y-H. Peggy Hsieh, Fui-ming Leong, Jack Rudloe
  • Published 2004
  • Biology
  • Hydrobiologia
  • Jellyfish have been exploited commercially by Chinese as an important food for more than a thousand years. Semi-dried jellyfish represent a multi-million dollar seafood business in Asia. Traditional processing methods involve a multi-phase processing procedure using a mixture of salt (NaCl) and alum (AlK[SO4]2ċ12 H2O) to reduce the water content, decrease the pH, and firm the texture. Processed jellyfish have a special crunchy and crispy texture. They are then desalted in water before preparing… CONTINUE READING
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