Sea Cucumber and White Fungi Salad with Citrus Salsa

“This refreshingly simple salad is healthy and easy to make. It uses ingredients that are easily sourced and thoughtfully chosen promises a unique twist to the humble appetizer.”

– Chef John See, Bosch’s culinary ambassador

Preparation time: 15 minutes

Ingredients:

Sea Cucumber Mix:

  • 200 gm Small and soft sea cucumber (lightly blanched with salt water, thinly sliced)
  • 50 gm White fungi (lightly blanched with salt water), thinly sliced
  • 1 no Japanese cucumber (thinly sliced)
  • 1 no De-seeded red apple (thinly sliced and lightly soaked in salt water)
  • 55 gm Arugula

Citrus Salsa:

  • 3 tbsp White onion (thinly diced)
  • 1 no Grapefruit (cut into wedges and juiced)
  • 1 no Orange (cut into wedges and juiced)
  • pinch Freshly cracked rock salt and black pepper

Garnishes:

  • 4 tbsp Toasted almond flakes
  • 2tbsp Pomegranate seed
  • 1tbsp Pomegranate molasses reduction

Instructions:

  1. Combine ingredients for the sea cucumber mix together in a big bowl.
  2. Combine all the ingredients for the citrus salsa together and mix well before tossing it together with the sea cucumber mix.
  3. Top it with the garnish and serve.

Serves: 4

About the Key Ingredients

Sea Cucumber: Calories, rich in collagen that is beneficial for the skin, rich in protein to reduce risk of cardiovascular disease

White Fungi: Beneficial for the lungs

Red Apples: Contains a natural anti-inflammatory agent to prevent blood clots.