Maine Coast Sea Vegetables, Kelp, Wild Atlantic Kombu, 2 oz (56 g)
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- Certified Organic by OCIA International
- Great in Salads, Snacks, Soups, Stirfries
Certified Organic Kelp
- Similar to Japanese kombu.
- Delicious as is, soaked, simmered, sauteed, roasted, pan fried or marinated.
- Low temperature dried, enzyme active.
- Contains a natural substance that enhances flavor and tenderizes other proteins.
- Tested for chemical, heavy metal, fuel oil and bacteriological pollution.
- Meets all OCIA Organic Standards for sustainable harvesting and handling.
Our wild kelp 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. Don't worry, this is normal, as are occasional spots on the fringes of more mature fronds. Keep unused kelp in this ziplock out of sunlight.
Here are a few tips: Kelp expands about 40% in liquid and will absorb up to five times its weight. Uncooked kelp is chewy until soaked or marinated. To fully tenderize, simmer 15-20 min., pressure cook 5 min., roast 3-4 min. at 300°, or pan fry 4-5 min. until crisp.
Low temperature dried kelp
|Serving Size: 1/3 cup (7 g)|
|Serving 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||9%|
|*Percent Daily Values (DV) are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.|
They are not that salty. I like the fact that they are low temperature dried. But I have tried more delicious kelp.
I am trying to follow a vegetarian diet and am trying to eat more seaweed and algae. I really don't like to eat fish or take fish oil. Kombu is a fantastic source of natural iodine and other trace minerals. I make a bowl of vegetable soup with kombu or wakame every day. I feel so much better. I just wish this was Japanese kombu.
Posted by 4632033080604513000 on Feb 18, 2016
I like using it in stir fries and miso soup. I like that it has a thickness and therefore a nice bite to it.
Posted by BodyTempleWork on Oct 08, 2015
This is the easiest way to get iodine into the diet in my opinion. I eat a piece a day and the bag lasts me a long time. Really good taste, price, and quality.
will not rebuy
Posted by 5152937929417868974 on May 08, 2014
testes like the ocean
Posted by Reviewer2802455 on Oct 23, 2013
a great way to get healthy sea veg.. i make Truth Calkins seaweed soup with it