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herbal STAPLE "Japanese dried scallops"

herbal STAPLE "Japanese dried scallops"

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Other names: conpoy, gan bei, 干贝

A staple in Southern Chinese cuisine and commonly used in dishes to impart both a sweet and umami flavour without the fishy taste. Dried scallops are rich in protein, essential minerals and vitamins.

TCM Functions

Nature: Slightly warm

Taste: Sweet, salty

Nourish yin, tonify blood, replenish the kidney.

How To Use

To prepare: soaking in water for ~1 hour, or until soften. Once rehydrated tear up the scallops into their smaller muscle fibers.

Add to steamed egg, congee and stir fries.

If adding to soups and stews, they do not need to be rehydrated.


Refrigerate in an airtight container once received. You can also freeze them for longer storage.


Product of Japan.

Due to the nature of natural products, there may be slight variations in colour & taste with each batch, but never in the quality.

TCM food therapy recommends consuming everything in moderation.

These statements have not been evaluated by the TGA. This information is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.

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