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    Sesame Seaweed Salad

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    CaliforniaJan's Note:

    Nice to serve with sushi or any fish meals. I like to have it chilled.

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    • 1 ounce wakame seaweed, snipped into 1-in . pieces if in large chunks (about 1 cup)
    • 1 cup dulse seaweed (about 1/2 oz.)
    • 1 cup arame seaweed (about 1/2 oz., or use more dulse)
    • 2 tablespoons sesame seeds
    • 2 tablespoons toasted sesame oil, divided
    • 3 large garlic cloves, thinly sliced crosswise
    • 2 green onions, sliced
    • 1 1/2 tablespoons reduced sodium soy sauce
    • 1 tablespoon unseasoned rice vinegar (optional)


    1. 1
      Look through seaweeds for any small pebbles or debris and discard. Soak wakame and arame in separate bowls with cool water to cover generously until tender, 5 to 12 minutes for wakame and 9 to 10 minutes for arame. Drain well. Snip dulse into 2-in.-long pieces; don't soak.
    2. 2
      Toast sesame seeds in a large frying pan over medium heat, stirring often, until golden, 3 to 4 minutes. Pour into a bowl.
    3. 3
      Add 1 tablespoons oil to the pan with the garlic and onions; sauté over medium heat until softened, 1 minute. Remove from heat.
    4. 4
      Add seaweeds, remaining 1 tablespoons oil, and soy sauce. Toss gently to coat well and let stand until dulse is softened, 5 minutes. Mix in sesame seeds.
    5. 5
      Taste and add rice vinegar if you like. Serve warm or at room temperature.
    6. 6
    7. 7
      *Buy dried seaweed at natural foods stores and Asian markets.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on September 28, 2011

      Interesting. I will be making this again, definitely. I only had dulse flakes as well, so I don't know if that was the issue, but that flavor definitely took over.

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    • on June 30, 2011


      This was another first for me. Had to go over by the Navy base to find an Asian market that had the seaweed. Maybe it%u2019s just me, but this just didn%u2019t fit my taste buds. So sorry! Don%u2019t think it is the recipe, just my taste in food. Made for ZWT7.

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    • on June 23, 2011


      This was very good. I love the seaweed salad that I get at my local sushi joint, but I haven't been able to duplicate it at home. This is very close. I increased the amount of sesame oil and rice vinegar, but otherwise followed the directions as written. I was very surprised at the amount this made- I cut to one serving, but in my mind, I'd call that amount 4 lunch sized servings. I'll really enjoy being able to make this salad at home for my bento lunches! Made for ZWT7- Emerald City Shakers

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    Nutritional Facts for Sesame Seaweed Salad

    Serving Size: 1 (49 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 4

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 104.6
    Calories from Fat 82
    Total Fat 9.2 g
    Saturated Fat 1.3 g
    Cholesterol 0.0 mg
    Sodium 379.5 mg
    Total Carbohydrate 4.8 g
    Dietary Fiber 0.9 g
    Sugars 0.4 g
    Protein 2.0 g

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    wakame seaweed

    arame seaweed

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