Maine Coast Sea Vegetables, Alaria, Wild Atlantic Wakame, 2 oz (56 g)
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- Certified Organic by OCIA International
Certified Organic Alaria
- Delicate, mild taste, succulent texture.
- An excellent substitute for Japanese Wakame. Low temp dried, enzyme active.
- Tested for chemical, heavy metals and bacteriological pollution.
- More total dietary fiber (45%) and soluble fiber (16%) than oat bran.
- Reduces or eliminates the need for table salt.
- Good source of Vitamin A, Vitamin B6 and Magnesium.
- Meets all OCIA Organic Standards for sustainable harvesting and handling.
Great in Salads • Snacks • Soups • Stirfries
Our wild Alaria comes to you without processing or washing out any of its mineral richness. Please check for occasional tiny hidden pebbles or shells in the fronds. Some plants may be partially covered with a white powder of natural salts and sugars that precipitate from their cells during storage. To minimize, seal unused plants in this ziplock out of sunlight, heat or moisture.
Alaria is at its best cooked, but the thin edges of the frond will be tender before the central midrib. To reduce cooking time (usually 20 min.), cut out these midrib altogether, or cook them separately. Or pressure cook the whole plant for 5-6 min. Pre-soaking for 1-12 hrs. or pre-roasting for 3 min. at 300° will also reduce usual cooking time by 5-10 min.
Alaria in Soups
- A mild, smooth taste that compliments most grain, bean or broth-based soups.
- Turns a delicate green color when cooked.
- Soft textured frond, crunch of midrib, adds variety.
- Add 5 inch strip, whole or chopped, per qt. of liquid.
- Cooks in about 20 min. See basic prep for quicker cooking.
- May be substituted for Japanese Wakame, but needs a little more cooking time.
Low temperature dried alaria.
|Serving Size: 1/3 cup (7 g)|
|Servings Per Container: 8|
|Calories from Fat||0|
|Total Fat||0 g||0%|
|Saturated Fat||0 g||0%|
|Total Carbohydrate||3 g||1%|
|Dietary Fiber||3 g||11%|
|*Percent Daily Values (DV) are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.|
i tend to eat my seaweed straight outta the bag. the nutrition and important elements found in sea veggies have been quite beneficial to my body, namely my thyroid. with the maine coast brand, i can honestly say that there products are priced well, and a decent choice amongst the competition. nothing spectacular but good enough. this seaweed is on the mild side........... a polar opposite to something along the lines of a wild dulse
Good and tasty but not edible as it is
Posted by 5037144619483450784 on Dec 04, 2016
It might be a substitution for Japanese wakame, but it is not edible - not suitable for snacks ans salads, only for soups and cooking, The weeds are too big and too hard, it's very difficult to cut it to pieces and impossible to rear with your hands.
Posted by Crunchie on Oct 15, 2013
Standard algae. I grind it in a coffee grinder, and then add to food
Posted by CIPRIAN on Aug 02, 2013
Save from the 'East Coast' ;
Posted by Reviewer1411888 on Jan 31, 2013
The Wakame Vegetable has been a fairly 'mew' addition to my choice of spices. Once I got used to the 'flavor' it has become a vaforite, in soup's & salad's. I pay special attention to where it is harvested & will only purchase Sea Vegetables from our East Coast. Taking into cosideration the desaster & it's posible affects on Sea Vegetables form the Earthquakes in other parts of the Pacific.
Posted by Reviewer2033686 on Oct 10, 2012
Wakame seaweed is an excellent source of iodine and other minerals. I am a vegetarian and do not eat fish. This is a fantastic way for me to supplement my diet with omega 3.