The World's Healthiest Foods

Seaweed Rice

Seaweed is a super food! This simple brown rice recipe is a gem because it is a perfect way to help you get more of it in your diet. It’s easy to make, goes with many dishes, and tastes great, making it easy for you to receive its incredible health benefits.

Seaweed Rice Prep and Cook Time: 35 minutes

2 medium pieces wakame, (2 TBS soaked and chopped)
2 TBS chopped dulse seaweed
2¼ cups warm water
½ medium onion, minced
2 large cloves garlic, chopped
1 cup long grain brown rice
salt and white pepper to taste

  1. Rinse wakame, and soak in 2½ cups warm water for about 5 minutes. Squeeze out water from seaweed and chop. Save water.
  2. While seaweed is soaking, chop dulse, onion and garlic.
  3. Heat 1 TBS of seaweed soaking water in a medium saucepan. Healthy Sauté chopped onion over medium heat for 2 minutes, stirring frequently. Stir in garlic, rice, chopped seaweed, and soaking water.
  4. Bring water to a boil on high heat. As soon as it begins to boil, reduce heat to low and cover. Cook for about 35 minutes. Season with salt and white pepper to taste.

    Serves 4 as side dish

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This page was updated on: 2002-11-07 00:00:00
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