Recipe courtesy of Barbara Ishida

Ogo (Seaweed) Salad with Fresh Lemon Dressing

  • Level: Intermediate
  • Total: 18 min
  • Prep: 15 min
  • Cook: 3 min
  • Yield: 4 servings
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Ingredients

1 pound ogo

3/4 cup Fresh Lemon Dressing, recipe follows

1 teaspoon minced garlic

1 teaspoon Korean chile pepper paste

1 tablespoon soy sauce

Fresh Lemon Dressing:

1 cup lemon juice, strained

2 cups water

1/2 cup distilled vinegar

1/2 teaspoon white pepper

1 teaspoon salt

1/2 teaspoon grated lemon rind

1 1/4 cups sugar

Directions

To prepare the ogo: Blanch the ogo in a pot of boiling water for 1 to 2 minutes. Drain ogo and rinse under cold, running water. Soak ogo in ice water for 5 minutes, to seal in flavor and crunchiness. Drain well and place in a large bowl.

Add Fresh Lemon Dressing, garlic, chile paste, and soy sauce, and mix well.

Fresh Lemon Dressing:

Mix all ingredients together and shake well.

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