Thursday, July 08, 2010

Seaweed


I love seaweed and often toast Nori seaweed over a gas stove flame and eat like potato chips. Seaweed is a good source of iodine, Vitamins B, C, Niacin, vitamin E, vitamin K, iron and calicum.

Buddhist Hair-seaweed Soup

1 bunch golden mushroom
1/2 cup dried Chinese mushrooms
1 bamboo shoot
1 oz hair-seaweed
pinch parsley
6 cups of vegetarian stock
3 tablespoon dark vinegar
1 tablespoon cooking wine
1 tablespoon sesame oil
1/2 tablespoon soy sauce
1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon sugar
3 teaspoon cornstarch mixed with 3 tablespoon water

Directions:

Soak Chinese mushroom until soft. Remove stems. Cut into strips. Soak the hair seaweed briefly in water and rinse. Cut bamboo shoot into strips. Trim the tough ends off from golden mushrooms. Heat a wok/skillet and stir fry the Chinese mushrooms adding bamboo shoot, hair seaweed. Add to veggie stock, vinegar, vegan wine, sesame oil, soy sauce, sait, vegan sugar. Bring to a boil. Mix constarch and water well. Add constarch mixture. Sprinkle with parsley.

Korean Seaweed Soup

1 (1 ounce) package dried brown seaweed
1/4 pound beef top sirloin, minced
2 teaspoons sesame oil
1 1/2 tablespoons soy sauce
1 teaspoon salt, or to taste
6 cups water
1 teaspoon minced garlic
Directions

Soak seaweed in water to cover. When soft, drain, and cut into 2 inch pieces.
Heat a saucepan over medium heat; add beef, sesame oil, 1/2 tablespoon soy sauce, and a little salt, and cook for 1 minute. Stir in seaweed and remaining 1 tablespoon soy sauce; cook for 1 minute, stirring frequently. Pour in 2 cups water, and bring to a boil. Stir in garlic and remaining 4 cups water. Bring to a boil, cover, and reduce heat. Simmer for 20 minutes. Season to taste with salt.

4 comments:

Janet said...

See the heart in the middle of the left hand side?

Candy Minx said...

I see it!

Gardenia said...

Oh yum - copying this recipe for my file and future use! I think that's why I like sushi - so I can get to the seaweed! :)

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