You can cook dried snails by following these five steps in this post- Five steps to cook dried or smoked snails.
- Source for the dried Snails.
- Rinse the dried snails with Water.
- Soak the dried snails in hot or cold water for about 12 to 24 hours.
- Prepare your sauce.
- Add the snails and cook for a few minutes.
Snails are one of the sweetest edible meat. They are known to be rich in fat and other minerals that the body needs. They are in high demand in African countries and other parts of the world.
They are popularly served in events like wedding ceremonies, and religious and traditional meetings and they are served in hotels, restaurants, bars, etc.
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Cooking the dried snail’s meat is a very easy task to carry out by anyone looking to consume dried snail’s meat.
In the steps below, I will explain how to cook dried snail’s meat.
Source for the dried Snails: This involves looking out for processors or sellers of dried snails. They are many processors and sellers of dried snails but it is good to go for those with a good record or history. You can know the record or history of snail processors through the following methods:
- Words of mouth
- Social media
Word of mouth: You can get to know about a snail processor or seller through their customers i.e. those who have patronized their business. You can meet their customers physically or online to know what they have to say about the producer or seller and the product. This will help you make your decision on whether to buy from the seller or not.
Many bad experiences from different customers show that the products or service has left the customer with a bad experience. This bad experience may be something like buying a spoilt or burnt snail’s meat and other forms of bad experiences.
Rinse the dried snails with Water: This is to remove every form of dirt that may be attached to the Snail’s meat.
Soak the dried snails in hot or cold water for about 12 to 24 hours: This is to soften the snails. For you to enjoy chewing dried snails, you will need to soak them in water for a long period. This is highly required for you to have maximum satisfaction.
Prepare your sauce: Based on the resources available to you and the kind of meal you desire, prepare a good sauce to cook your snail meat. You can follow the steps explained earlier on how to prepare your sauce.