Green Sea Salad (Kyuri to Wakame No Su No Mono)

“We had this recently at a Japanese restaurant and it was soooo good. I love seaweed. Recipe from "At Home with Japanese Cooking" by Elizabeth Andoh. Cook time is for soaking the dried wakame.”
READY IN:
35mins
SERVES:
3-4
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Soak the dried wakamé in a bowl of warm water for 20-25 minutes.
  2. It should soften and expand.
  3. Rinse under cold water and pat dry.
  4. Remove any tough stems.
  5. Chop wakamé coarsely.
  6. In a small saucepan comine soy sauce, vinegar, and sugar and heat, stirring, until sugar melts.
  7. Chill.
  8. Peel the cucumber, if waxed.
  9. Slice in half lenghtwise (the long way) and slice into thin half-moons.
  10. Sprinkle with salt and let sit for a few minutes before gently squeezing the slices.
  11. Be sure that your wakamé and cucumber are well drained.
  12. Combine and pour dressing over and toss.
  13. Serve chilled or at room temperature.

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