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Hiziki Saute


Eden Foods has many recipes posted on their web site (Eden Foods, Inc. 701 Tecumseh Road, Clinton, Michigan, 49236;, and many recipes for sea vegetables. This is one of them. I substituted wheat-free tamari sauce for shoyu. Serves 6. Prep Time: 0:20. Cook Time: 0:35. Nutritional Info: Per serving 53 Calories, 2g Fat (40% calories from fat), 1g Protein, 7g Carbohydrate, 0mg Cholesterol, 281mg Sodium

Best Used By Blood Types:
  • Type A (4 beneficials)
  • Type A Non Secretor (3 beneficials)
  • Type AB (0 beneficials)
  • Type AB Non Secretor (1 beneficials)
  • Type B (2 beneficials)
  • Type B Non Secretor (3 beneficials)
  • Type O (3 beneficials)
  • Entree
  • 1-1/2 cups carrots, matchsticks
  • 1-1/2 cups onion, thinly sliced
  • 1/4 cup Eden Hiziki, about 1/4 package, soaked 20 minutes in cold water to cover
  • 1 Tablespoon Eden Toasted Sesame Oil [or other compliant oil]
  • 1-1/2 cups water
  • 1-1/2 Tablespoons wheat free tamari sauce
  • 1 Tablespoon fresh ginger root, grated, squeeze out juice and discard pulp
How to make it:
  1. Remove hiziki from soaking water, discard water and chop hiziki.
  2. Heat oil in heavy skillet and saute onions for 3 to 4 minutes.
  3. Add water, hiziki and carrots.
  4. Cover and bring to a boil.
  5. Reduce the flame to medium-low and simmer for 30 minutes.Add tamari, cover and cook another 5 minutes. Remove cover, turn flame to high, cook off remaining liquid.
  6. Add ginger juice, mix and serve.

BTD Core Ingredients Analysis:

NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Seaweed  N N N N N N B B
Carrot1 ,2 B N N N B B N B
Onion (Red/Spanish/Yellow/Whit...2 ,3 B B N N N B B B
Ginger2 B B N B B B B B
Tamari (wheat-free)3 B N N N N N N A

BTD Variations and Substitutions Analysis:

Oil Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Sesame Oil2 ,3 N B A A A A N N

[1] This recipe uses ingredients with a high glycemic index.
[2] This recipe uses ingredients which may help limit bacterial overgrowth.
[3] This recipe uses ingredients rich in lignans.

  • This recipe is low in common allergens.
  • This recipe is gluten free.
  • This recipe uses ecologically friendly ingredients.

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    Revision History:
    • Revised Oct 23, 2010 at 10:14 PM By: Joe