Organic Dried Seaweed Salad
The seaweed salad is a delicious mix of three types of seaweed with different tastes and textures. The wakame seaweed is slightly crunchy, while the nori and sea lettuce seaweed has a more delicate texture.
Use of the seaweed salad
Seaweed salad can be used soaked raw or cooked and goes wonderfully with salads, soups, fish or Asian dishes. Since the seaweed becomes 6 times larger when soaked or cooked than when dried, it is advisable to use only small quantities.
- Hydration: Soak in water for 5 minutes, change the water and soak again for 5 minutes.
- Cooking: Boil in plenty of water for 5 minutes.
Healthy properties of seaweed
Seaweed is very versatile and can be used as an ingredient in all kinds of dishes as well as for seasoning. In addition, seaweed is very healthy as it contains many different nutrients and vitamins:
- It contains a lot of iodine. Even a small amount covers the daily requirement.
- Among other things, seaweed contains protein, soluble and insoluble fibre, vitamins B1 and B2, iron, manganese, copper, vitamin B12 and omega-3 fats.
- In smaller quantities it also contains vitamins A, C, E and K, folic acid, zinc, sodium, calcium and magnesium.
- Seaweed contain antioxidants
Directions for eating seaweed
Seaweed is naturally rich in iodine. Although iodine is very important for normal thyroid function, excessive intake can lead to thyroid dysfunction. Therefore, an average daily intake of no more than 0.2 mg iodine is recommended. The iodine content varies depending on the type of seaweed and the preparation method. Therefore, please pay attention to the information on the package.
May contain traces of crustaceans, shellfish and fish.
Wakame*, Nori*, Sea Lettuce*.
*from controlled organic cultivation