Cucumber and wakame salad

Cucumber and Wakame Salad

It’s a sunomono (vinegared dish) made with wakame and cucumber.


1 small cucumber, sliced into thin rounds

2 oz rehydrated and softened wakame seaweed, cut into about 2 inch lengths

4 Tbsp rice vinegar

2 Tbsp sugar

1/2 tsp salt


Put cucumber in a bowl and sprinkle salt over. Set aside for about 5 minutes. Squeeze cucumber slices to remove the liquid. Mix vinegar and sugar in a bowl. Add cucumber and wakame in the bowl and mix well.

*makes four sidedish servin