Is this the golden season for pineapple to go on the market? Sour and sweet pineapple is the favorite of many people. Before eating pineapple, you must soak it in salt water. Do you know why? How long is the best time for pineapple to soak in salt water?
Why do you want to soak pineapple in salt water?
Pineapple contains a kind of allergenic thing, which will lose its allergenic effect by soaking in salt water. In addition, pineapple soaked in salt water will be sweeter than that soaked in no salt water.
Pineapple is rich in sugar, crude fiber, minerals and vitamins. It has the functions of reducing weight, beautifying, clearing stomach, promoting blood circulation and eliminating cold.
But pineapple contains biological glycosides and bromelain, which can stimulate oral mucosa and cause numbness of mouth and lips, and bromelain can cause nausea and vomiting. Consumers suffering from periodontitis, gastric ulcer and oral mucosal ulcer should be careful to eat pineapple, because pineapple is an acid fruit, which stimulates gums and mucous membranes. Patients with gastric disease will also have acid reflux in the stomach. Some people with allergic constitution will have allergic reactions such as nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain, diarrhea, numbness of mouth and lips, itching of skin after eating pineapple, commonly known as' pineapple poisoning 'or' pineapple disease '.
The right way to eat fresh pineapple is to peel it, remove the barbed meat, cut it into slices or pieces and soak it in salt water, then wash off the salty taste, destroy the bromelain to reduce the allergen, and make the pineapple taste more sweet. Half an hour after dinner, pineapple soaked in salt water is delicious and nutritious.
How long is the best time to soak pineapple in brine?
Pineapple is best soaked for about half an hour, which can not only avoid the occurrence of allergic accidents, but also decompose some organic acids of pineapple into salt water, making pineapple taste more sweet. In addition, pineapple also contains oxalic acid, which will affect the absorption of calcium and iron by human body, and it will neutralize its acidity when soaked in salt, reducing the possible harm to human body.
Peel and dice the pineapple, cut it into slices or pieces, and cook it in boiling water before eating. Bromelain began to denature at 45-50 ℃ and lost its function. At 100 ℃, more than 90% of bromelain was destroyed. Glycosides can also be destroyed and eliminated, while 5-hydroxytryptamine can be dissolved in water. The taste also improved after boiling.
If you want to keep the fresh taste of pineapple, you can put the pineapple cut into slices or pieces in brine for about 30 minutes, and then soak it in cold boiled water to remove the salty taste, which can also achieve the purpose of eliminating allergy. Remember, pineapple is not for everyone to eat, and those with allergic constitution should be careful to eat it; those with allergic history in the past should not eat it.