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Wakame is a type of seaweed that is commonly found in Asian cuisine. It is high in iodine, calcium,  and niacin making it an excellent choice for a seaweed addition.


Wakame, Cucumber and Carrot Salad Recipe

Rating: 31

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Total Time: 30 minutes

Serving Size: 8




  • 1/2oz Dried Wakame
  • 3 Cucumbers, peeled
  • 1 Carrot, peeled
  • 3 Tablespoons Rice Vinegar
  • 1 Tablespoon Sesame Oil
  • 1 Tablespoon Soy Sauce
  • 1/4 Cup Red Onion, thinly sliced
  • 1/4 Teaspoon Red Pepper Flakes
  • 3 Tablespoons Gomashio Seasoning


  1. Place the wakame in a large bowl, cover with hot water, and let soak for 10 minutes . Drain, squeeze out any extra liquid, pull sheets apart and spread out on a clean dish towel. Pat dry, then trim away any tough veins and stems. Stack together, roll tightly and cut into thin slices. Add to a bowl.
  2. Peel the cucumber and carrot into thin strips, add to the wakame.
  3. In a small bowl, whisk together the vinegar, oil and soy sauce, then stir in the red onion and red pepper flakes.
  4. Drizzle vinegar mixture over the wakame and veggie mixture and gently toss with your hands to make sure everything is evenly coated.
  5. Cover and chill for 15 minutes, then sprinkle with gomashio, serve and enjoy!