Collagen Seafood Hotpot – 海鲜美人鍋

Hotpot is alway a favourite during Chinese New Year in a lot of homes. This year we present you our Collagen Seafood Hotpot! Collagen is known for its health benefits. It boosts your health it terms of strengthening teeth and nails, helps detox, reduces stretch marks and cellulite, increases metabolism, repairs joints, improves the health of your gut and improves hair growth and texture. Lastly, collagen is the ultimate boost for youthful skin!

With all these benefits why not go the whole nine yards to boil a pot of collagen stock for this coming Chinese New Year. Its inexpensive to buy bones and carcasses to cook it. We got our seafood pack from Zairyo, who supply fresh ingredients supplied to restaurants at a fair price! The freshness and sweetness of the seafood enriches the collagen rich soup. The perfect indulgent decadent CNY meal!!!

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  • Servings: 6

  • Time: 9 hrs

  • Skill: Easy


  1. 1kg Alaskan King Crab Legs

  2. 1kg Tiger Prawns

  3. 1kg Hokkaido Sashimi-grade Scallops (good for sashimi, steamboats and BBQ)

  4. 1 fillet Sashimi-grade Salmon (good for sashimi, steamboats and BBQ)

  5. 3 packs Abura Age (a.k.a Tau Pok, from Japan)

  6. 1 Chinese cabbage

  7. 200g Shiitake mushrooms

  8. 200g Enoki mushrooms

Collagen Stock:

  1. 5 large pork bones

  2. 600g soft bone ribs (or jelly bone)

  3. 500g chicken feet

  4. 6 chicken carcass

  5. 8 litres water

  6. 2 tsp salt (or to taste)


  1. Blanch 5 large pork bones, 600g soft bone ribs (or jelly bone), 500g chicken feet and 6 chicken carcass for 5 minutes

  2. Remove and clean the bones with water to remove scum

  3. Place bones in 8 liter of water

  4. Bring to boil and reduce to a simmer for 5 hours. Cover, once a while, scoop and remove floating scum. This will ensure a clear milky broth

  5. After 5 hours, boil on high for 2 hours uncovered

  6. Remove the bones, and strain into a container

  7. This will yield approximately 2 liter of milky rich collagen stock

  8. Once it’s cold, place in the fridge overnight

  9. Spoon the ‘jello like’ collagen stock into a pot. Bring the heat up, melt and bring the stock to boil

  10. Once it comes to a boil, add assorted seafood and your favourite vegetables

  11. Simmer and enjoy!

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