Monday, June 17, 2013

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While seaweed, or sea vegetables, 
is becoming more familiar to us in the
 west, many people still want to know 
how to incorporate it into their meals. 
This recipe is a great way to enjoy more 
of these nutrient-rich foods.
Seaweed Rice
Seaweed Rice

Prep and Cook Time: 35 minutes
  • 2 medium pieces wakame, (2 TBS soaked and chopped)*
  • 2 TBS chopped dulse seaweed
  • 2-1/4 cups warm water
  • 1/2 medium onion, minced
  • 2 large cloves garlic, chopped
  • 1 cup long grain brown rice
  • salt and white pepper to taste
  • *For more on Sea vegetables.
  1. Chop garlic and mince onion and let them 
  2. sit for 5-10 minutes to enhance their 
  3. health-promoting benefits.

  4. Rinse wakame, and soak in the warm water.
  5.  After 5 minutes, squeeze out the water from
  6. the wakame and chop it. Save water.
  7. While wakame is soaking, chop the dulse.
  8. Heat 1 TBS of seaweed soaking water in a
     medium saucepan. Healthy Sauté chopped
  9.  onion over medium heat for 2 minutes, 
  10. stirring frequently. Stir in garlic, rice, chopped 
  11. wakame, dulse, and the water in which
  12.  the wakame was soaked.
  13. Bring water to a boil on high heat. As soon
  14.  as it begins to boil, reduce heat to low and
  15. cover. Cook for about 35 minutes. Season 
  16. with salt and white pepper to taste.
Serves 4 as side dish

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