Roasted nori seaweed
These are sheets of dried seaweed that have been roasted under a heat lamp. Select nori that is shiny, dark and crisp.
- In addition to carotene and vitamins C, B1, B2 and B12, it is rich in minerals such as potassium, phosphorus, calcium and iodine.
- It is also full of umami components such as glutamic acid and inosinic acid.
How to pick and store
- Yakinori (roasted seaweed) is dark green and straight. Choose seaweed with a uniform thickness.
- Store in a dark and dry place, preferably an airtight container with a desiccant, and use as quickly as possible.
- When stored in the refrigerator or freezer, returning to room temperature before opening prevents the absorption of moisture.
- Besides onigiri rice balls, seaweed can be used in salads, dressed dishes and pasta, or to finish soups.