Sea Vegetables-Wakame Cucumber Salad
Wakame Cucumber Salad- shared on “Let’s Talk Live,” June, 2011
Wakame is sold dried in the Japanese section of most grocery stores, and is also known as Alaria. It contains high levels of iodine, Vitamin A, B12 and B6. It’s also a significant source of maganesium and calcium, allowing the calcium to be easily absorbed by our bodies.
1 large or 2 small cucumbers sliced
3 strips Wakame, soaked overnight
(or quick boil for 5 min.)
2 tablespoons Organic Brown Rice Vinegar
2 tablespoons Mirin
Gomasio (a sesame seed and sea veggie condiment)
1.Rinse Wakame and chop to 1 inch pieces, and toss with remaining ingredients except Gomasio.
2. Sprinkle with Gomasio and serve.