5 Superfood Sea Vegetable Recipes

Sea vegetables are affordable, abundant, eco-friendly and loaded with nutrients, leading many to call them the future of food. Here’s how you should add these superfoods of the sea to your dinner routine.
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Shrimp & Mixed Seaweed Brown Rice Paella

Shrimp & Mixed Seaweed Brown Rice Paella

Shrimp & Mixed Seaweed Brown Rice Paella

Dried seaweed salad mix is a colorful blend of popular varieties of seaweed. If the salad comes with a dressing packet, simply reserve it for another use. Saffron threads help give this paella lovely flavor, but they tend to be expensive – you can leave them out if you
don’t already have a jar in your pantry. Serve with lemon wedges.

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Arame Chicken Meatballs with Siracha Pineapple Sauce Recipe

Arame Chicken Meatballs with Sriracha Pineapple Dipping Sauce

Arame Chicken Meatballs with Sriracha Pineapple Dipping Sauce

Arame seaweed adds a touch of sweetness to these Asian-style meatballs. Serve as an appetizer with the spicy-sweet sauce on the side, or wrap in lettuce leaves and drizzle with the sauce for a light main. Garnish with cilantro and arame for an extra-pretty presentation.

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Seared Coriander Scallops

Seared Coriander Scallops with Nori Brown Butter & Asparagus

Seared Coriander Scallops with Nori Brown Butter & Asparagus

Ground nori melts seamlessly into this elegant brown butter pan sauce, adding its signature earthy-salty flavor. The keys to browning butter without burning it are watching the pan carefully and swirling it often. The butter will melt and then start to foam, at which point you’ll notice the color change from yellow to golden brown. Take it off the heat as soon as it starts to smell nutty.

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No cook noodles

No-Cook Zoodles with Wakame Pesto

No-Cook Zoodles with Wakame Pesto

Wakame seaweed’s emerald green color and tender texture make it an unexpectedly stellar stand-in for basil in this nutrient-dense twist on pesto pasta. You’ll need a spiralizer to cut the noodles into long pasta-like strands, but if you don’t have one, you can use a julienne peeler. 

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