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simmered hijiki

  • Serves: 4
  • Calories: 124 kcal
  • Total Time: 55 m
    • Prep: 35 m
    • Cook: 20 m
  • Japanese: Hijiki no nimono
Simmered Hijiki


  • 30 g dried hijiki
  • 120 g carrot
  • 4 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 2 1/2 tablespoons sugar
  • 360 ml water
  • 1 liter water for soaking
Step 1

step 1:

Soak the dried hijiki in the 1 liter of water in a bowl for 30 minutes and drain.

Step 2

step 2:

Cut the carrot into julienne slices.

Step 3

step 3:

Cut the abura-age (optional) in half lengthwise. Stack them and cut into 4 equal strips.

Step 4

step 4:

Slice the chikuwa (optional).

Step 5

step 5:

Pour the 360 ml of water into a pan. Add the hijiki, carrots, chikuwa, abura-age, boiled green peas (optional), sugar and soy sauce. Cover and boil on a medium flame for about 20 minutes.

Hijiki no nimono


Hijiki is well known as a healthy food in Japan. This is the most popular hijiki dish. It is low in calories and delicious.