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Seaweed Salad (Wakame Salad)

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Seaweed salad is a common dish found in most Japanese and Chinese restaurants throughout the world. This recipe is very nutritious and tasty!

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- Serves 2 +
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0.75 ounce Dried Seaweed
0.25 ounce Agar Strips
0.25 ounce Wood Ear Mushrooms
1 1/2 tablespoon Soy Sauce
1 1/2 tablespoon Granulated Sugar
1/2 tablespoon Sesame Seeds
1 teaspoon Sesame Oil
1/4 teaspoon Red Chili Powder
1 Cherry Tomato
1 tablespoon Distilled White Vinegar
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STEP 1
In a bowl add Wood Ear Mushrooms (0.25 ounce) and pour in hot water and soak for 30 minutes.
STEP 2
In another bowl, cut Agar Strips (0.25 ounce) in 2-inch pieces. Pour in warm water and soak for 30 minutes.
STEP 3
To make the dressing, in a bowl, add Granulated Sugar (1 1/2 tablespoon), Distilled White Vinegar (1 tablespoon), Sesame Oil (1 teaspoon), Soy Sauce (1 1/2 tablespoon), Sesame Seeds (1/2 tablespoon), and Red Chili Powder (1/4 teaspoon). Stir until the sugar is dissolved, and set aside.
STEP 4
In a bowl, pour cold water over the Dried Seaweed (0.75 ounce) and soak for 5 to 6 minutes.
STEP 5
After 5 minutes, drain and rinse the wakame in clean water and squeeze out the excess water.
STEP 6
Drain the agar strips and the wood ear mushrooms, rinse them in clean water, squeeze the excess water and set aside.
STEP 7
Cut the wood ear mushrooms into very thin strips.
STEP 8
Cut the Carrot (1/4) into very thin strips.
STEP 9
Combine wakame, wood ear mushrooms, agar strips, and carrots. Mix all ingredients together.
STEP 10
Add in the dressing and mix well. Refrigerate for 30 minutes to 1 hour.
STEP 11
Plate salad. Cut a Cherry Tomato (1) in half and place on top of the salad as garnish.
STEP 12
Enjoy!
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