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Are there any parasites in sashimi? How to eat the best sashimi?

Sashimi is a common way to eat fish. Eating it properly can bring a lot of benefits to human body. Generally speaking, Japanese especially like sashimi. Is there any parasite in sashimi? How to eat sashimi best?

Common parasites in sashimi

The most common raw fish fillet is annculiasis. If you eat raw or not fully cooked marine fish, it is easy to be infected with annculiasis, which will enter our gastrointestinal mucosa, cause nausea, vomiting, stomach pain and other symptoms, and also stimulate the throat and cause cough.

This kind of insect can continuously absorb nutrients in the human body. When the insect dies, it will slowly move along the liver to the biliary tract, producing stones, and may also cause cirrhosis. The dead insect may also be the allergen that causes allergic reactions.

How to distinguish parasites

It is generally believed that sea fish are relatively safe, not afraid of strange diseases, while river fish are not so safe, so few people eat river fish. The strange worms of sea fish usually live in the internal organs of the fish, but the fish may move to the meat after a few days of death, so the risk of the fish that is not fresh is greater.

How to avoid parasites

The best way to avoid eating the parasites in sashimi is to freeze them rapidly, because the freezing effect under - 20 ℃ is the same as that of heating, which has the effect of the parasites of the younger martial sister. In addition, when eating sashimi, drinking sake can also effectively kill some parasites.

How to eat sashimi

1. Dip in mustard

Mustard contains bactericidal ingredients, which can kill coliform, Staphylococcus and other bacteria, and inhibit the growth of mold and other toxic bacteria in food. In addition, according to the data of the Japanese food and Nutrition Research Institute, mustard can also inhibit the activity of cancer causing substances, as well as the activity of acidification enzymes in the liver.

Therefore, when eating sashimi, it's best to dip it in mustard and eat it together. However, experts remind that mustard has a strong irritant effect. It's better for pregnant women and those with stomach and eye diseases to eat less.

2. Sashimi in vinegar

Research shows that nearly half of raw aquatic products and fresh frozen aquatic products are found to contain Vibrio parahaemolyticus, which is easy to cause food poisoning after human absorption. However, some studies have shown that Vibrio parahaemolyticus is more sensitive to acid, and died within 1-3 minutes in common vinegar.

Therefore, raw fish slices can be soaked in vinegar first, or some vinegar can be added in the process of Cooking Seafood to effectively kill Vibrio parahaemolyticus. In addition, Vibrio parahaemolyticus is also sensitive to temperature. When it is heated to 56 ℃, it will die in 5-10 minutes, so it is suggested that the cooking time of seafood should not be too short.