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A type of seaweed, hijiki is wiry and black, and has a strong flavour. It has brown branches that grow over rocks and bottom of the sea, or like a bush up to six feet high. Plants are cut and sun-dried, boiled until soft and dried again until they are black in colour. Used to flavour stocks, salads, soups, meats and vegetable dishes.
Category: Seaweeds
In Season: all year
To Buy:
Is bought dried.
To Store:
To maintain freshness, keep in an airtight container in the pantry.
Tips & Tricks:
Place in warm water for five minutes to soften before use.
Cooking Tips:

Nutrition per 100 Grams:

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Benefits the Following Health Conditions:*

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* This information is sourced by a qualified naturopath. It is non prescriptive and not intended as a cure for the condition. Recommended intake is not provided. It is no substitute for the advice and treatment of a professional practitioner.

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