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Kitchen Dictionary: sea cucumber

A marine animal named for its cucumber-like shape, with short tentacles at one end. Not readily available fresh in the United States, but available dried in Asian markets. Dried sea cucumber must be soaked in water a minimum of 24 hours, and will double in size and take on a gelatinous quality. It's rather rubbery and is most often used in soups.

plural: sea cucumbers


Season: available year-round

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Total Fat 0.0g 0%
Saturated Fat 0.0g %
Monounsaturated Fat 0.0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0.0g
Trans Fat 0.0g
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Sodium 0mg %
Potassium 0mg %
Total Carbohydrate 0.0g 0%
Dietary Fiber 0.0g %
Sugars 0.0g
Protein 0.0g 0%

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