Maine Coast Sea Vegetables, Alaria, Wild Atlantic Wakame, 2 oz (56 g)
- 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.|