Rock Sugar(Crystal Sugar)

(Last Updated on November 27, 2023 by Amiee)

The quality of rock candy is pure and not easy to deteriorate. Chinese people use it in the kitchen because it can be heated gradually over time to melt. Just like when the Chinese make braised pork in soy sauce,  they use rock sugar when frying to make the pork colorful. The famous recipe also has  stew snow pear with rock sugar.

According to different production processes, rock sugar is divided into single crystal rock sugar and polycrystalline rock sugar.

Chinese medicine believes that rock sugar has the effects of moisturizing the lungs, relieving cough, clearing phlegm, and removing fire. It is also an ingredient for making medicinal wine and stewing supplements.

How to store

Because rock candy is easier to absorb water and become damp, it should be placed in a cool and ventilated place.

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