Wakame (Seaweed) Salad


Wakame (Seaweed) Salad

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You can make this tasty and nutritious wakame (seaweed) salad as is or you can make miso soup with it first and essentially get two meals out of one ingredient.  Woot!  This recipe is so simple, so healthy, so easy.  I don’t go around craving seaweed salad, but once I eat it, I’m like, “Whoa!  I love this so much!”  Give it a try.  Your body and tastebuds will thank you.  Bonus – there is no cooking involved!

  • Author: beckie
  • Prep Time: 15 Minutes
  • Total Time: 15 Minutes
  • Yield: 4
  • Category: Salad / Side Dish
  • Method: No Cooking Involved!
  • Cuisine: Japanese


  • 6 Tbsp (~ 6 oz) Wakame (cut & ready to use)
  • Water to cover Wakame by ~3 inches
  • 1 Tbsp soy sauce (tamari)
  • 2 tsp fresh lemon juice
  • 2 tsp roasted sesame oil


  • Soak wakame (see picture above to see what it looks like dry & cut) in a large bowl of cold water (the wakame will expand) for 10 minutes.  Strain and squeeze out excess water.
  • In a small jar- add soy sauce, lemon juice, and roasted sesame oil.  Shake vigorously.  Dress the seaweed salad and enjoy a fast, tasty, and healthy plate.  Add salt to taste if needed.  Happy Eating!  Beckie


Things In My Kitchen:

  • Strainer – can’t beat this set of three fine mesh strainers.
  • Cut, Ready to Use Wakame – This almost looks like large chunks of loose tea but will expand when soaked to bit sized chunks.

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Keywords: Wakame, Seaweed Salad, Vegan, Vegetarian, Gluten Free, Dairy Free, Whole30, Paleo, Keto, Low Carb

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