How to cook samphire
Marsh samphire can be blanched or steamed. Find out how to steam samphire
Servings 2 people
Wash the samphire well and cut off any thick stems.
Fill the saucepan part of your steamer with water and bring to the boil.
Place the prepared samphire in the steamer basket. Cover with a lid and steam for 5-10 minutes until soft.
Remove from the pan and serve.
- Samphire can also be blanched, fried or eaten raw (if young).
- To blanch samphire add to a pan of boiling water (no need to add salt) and boil for 3-5 minutes until soft.
- Nutritional information is approximate and is intended as a guide.
Calories: 4kcal | Carbohydrates: 1g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 1g | Sodium: 735mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g