Any combination of raw foods may be used, but here are a few typical suggestions:
Remove shell from shrimp but leave tail.
Slit, and discard vein.
Cut across underside to straighten shrimp.
Cut flounder in 3-inch pieces.
Cut scallops in slices.
Remove meat of lobster and cut in bite-size pieces.
Cut carrots in lengthwise slices and then into squares.
Cut green peppers in squares.
Leave string beans whole.
Dry all ingredients carefully.
No moisture should remain.