Reprinted from The Blood Type Diet Website (

Ginger Hiziki and Carrots


A tasty bright orange and glistening black appetizer or vegetable side dish that has a deep, mineral-sweet flavor.

  • 1/4 cup hiziki, loosely packed
  • 1 teaspoon toasted sesame oil or extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 clove garlic, pressed or minced
  • 1 teaspoon minced ginger
  • 1 small onion, sliced
  • 1 small carrot, cut into matchsticks
  • 1 tablespoon tamari or soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon mirin (optional)
How to make it:
  1. Rinse the hiziki and soak it in 1/2 cup filtered water for 10 minutes.
  2. Drain, reserve the soaking water, and chop the hiziki.
  3. Warm the oil in a skillet, add and saute the garlic, ginger, hiziki, onion, and carrot for five minutes.
  4. Add the tamari and soaking water, cover and simmer for 15 minutes.
  5. If you notice any liquid remaining, uncover and cook until the liquid evaporates.
  6. At this point, you will want to add the mirin, if using, adjust the seasoning, and serve.