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Hijiki Salad

Prep time: 10 minutes

Cooking time: 15 minutes

Yields: 4 people



  • 1 cup hijiki

  • 3 cups carrots, grated

  • 2 cups purple cabbage, grated

  • 2 tablespoons ginger, grated

  • 4 tablespoons umeboshi vinegar

  • 3 tablespoons toasted sesame oil



  1. Soak hijiki in water for 30 minutes, then rinse.

  2. Place carrots, cabbage and ginger in a large bowl.

  3. Add hijiki, vinegar and sesame oil. Mix well.

  4. Let sit for 15 minutes before serving so flavors blend.



  • Add a dash or two of your favorite spice: curry, cardamom or coriander.

  • Garnish with scallions, parsley, sesame seeds or a wedge of lemon.

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