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Dulse-wrapped Grapes

 

Move aside bacon-wrapped prunes: there’s a new app in town! Salty Dulse (which has been called the “bacon of the sea”) is moistened by the juicy grape, creating a savory-sweet experience that will have you reaching for another.

 
 
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⏲️   Prep Time: 10 minutes   Serves:  6

Ingredients

24 green or red seedless grapes

24 small strips of Ocean’s Balance Whole Leaf Dulse

Directions

Step 1

Wrap a strip of Dulse around a grape. Secure with a toothpick.

Arrange on platter.

Pairs with: Cold beer or dry, white wine.

Dulse with Cantaloupe (Dulse con Melone)

 

A vegan take on the Italian classic! The savory flavor of the Dulse mixes beautifully with the sweetness of the cantaloupe.

 
 
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⏲️   Prep Time: 10 minutes   Serves: 8

Ingredients

1 ripe cantaloupe

8 long strips Ocean’s Balance Whole Leaf Dulse

Directions

Step 1

Cut cantaloupe in half. Remove seeds. Cut each half into 4 wedges.

Step 2

Moisten a strip of Dulse by gently rubbing it against the top of a cut cantaloupe slice. Arrange Dulse as pictured above. Repeat with remaining cantaloupe slices.

 

Pairs with: A sweet white wine such as Reisling.

Avocado Toast with Seaweed Sprinkles

 

Turn this breakfast classic into a delicious and oh, so good for you delight!

 
 
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⏲️   Prep Time: 5 minutes   Serves: 1

Ingredients

1 ripe avocado

2 slices dark, hearty bread such as rye (or gluten-free)

Ocean’s Balance Seaweed Sprinkles (any flavor will do!)

Directions

Step 1

Cut avocado in half. Remove pit. Scoop out avocado into bowl. Mash with spoon.

Step 2

Spread avocado on bread slices. Top with any of our Sprinkles: the Spicy is sublime with the creaminess of the avocado ; the Bonito (not vegetarian) inspires thoughts of lox; the umami of the Shiitake wakes up the avocado and your palate.

Serve immediately.

Pairs with: Your favorite coffee beverage.

Bagel with Cream Cheese and Seaweed Sprinkles

 

Any of our flavor-packed Seaweed Sprinkles will make your bagel and cream cheese that much more tasty. Breakfast has never been this delicious!

 
 
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⏲️   Prep Time: 5 minutes   Serves: 1

Ingredients

1 bagel, any flavor

2-3 T cream cheese

Ocean’s Balance Seaweed Sprinkles (any flavor will do!)

Directions

Step 1

Cut bagel in half. Spread cream cheese.

Step 2

Top with any of our Sprinkles: the Spicy is sublime with the sweetness of the cream cheese; the Bonito inspires thoughts of lox; the umami of the Shiitake elevates this breakfast classic to new heights of breakfast delight.

Serve immediately.

Pairs with: Your favorite coffee beverage.

Spicy Watermelon

 

Raise the bar on cool, refreshing watermelon by garnishing it with Spicy Seaweed Sprinkles. The sweet/spicy combination never fails to please. You’ll be the hit of the next barbecue!

 
 
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⏲️   Prep Time: 5 minutes   Serves: 10

Ingredients

1- 5lb. watermelon

3 T Ocean's Balance Spicy Seaweed Sprinkles

Directions

Step 1

Cut watermelon in half length-wise. Cut each half in half, again lengthwise. Cut each quarter into 1”-thick triangle-shaped slices.

Step 2

Arrange slices on serving platter. Sprinkles with Spicy Seaweed Sprinkles.

 

Pairs with: Good friends and plenty of sunshine!!!

Miso-Glazed Salmon topped with Bonito Seaweed Sprinkles

 

My daughter would like me to make this dish every single day. The Bonito Sprinkles raise it to an entirely new level of delicious.

 
 
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⏲️  Cook time: 10 minutes   Prep Time: 15 minutes   Serves: 4

Ingredients

1.5 lbs. thick-cut salmon, cut into 4 pieces

3 T Shiro Miso paste (use gluten-free miso for a gluten-free dish)

3 T mirin (Japanese rice wine)  

2 T soy sauce (or Tamari for a gluten-free dish)

4 T Ocean's Balance Bonito Seaweed Sprinkles

Directions

Step 1

Preheat oven or grill to 450°F.

Step 2

Arrange salmon skin-side down on baking sheet.

Step 3

Make the Miso Glaze: Stir together the Miso and Mirin until the Miso is dissolved. Add Soy Sauce; stir until completely blended. Using a basting brush, cover all 3 sides of the salmon with the Glaze.

Step 4

Grill or bake the salmon 7 to 10 minutes, until the middle is just cooked and the skin is crispy.

Step 5

Top with Bonito Seaweed Sprinkles.

Serve with Thai sticky rice and roasted brussel sprouts.

 

Pairs with: Crisp, white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc or dry Riesling.

Mussels Sautéed in White Wine, Butter & Kelp

 

The flavors of the ocean combine deliciously in this simple dish that's sure to become a regular on the dinner table.

 
 
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⏲️  Prep Time: 10 minutes Cooking Time: 15 minutes  Serves: 4 as an appetizer

 

Ingredients

4 garlic cloves, finely minced

3 Tbsp. olive oil

1/2-cup dry white wine (Pinot Grigio or Sauvignon Blanc)

4 Tbsp. (1/2-stick) salted butter

1/2-cup chicken broth

3 Tbsp. chopped fresh parsley

2 Tbsp. lemon juice

3 Tbsp. Ocean's Balance Kelp Purée

1 (2 lb.) bag mussels, rinsed, scrubbed clean, and beards removed

Plenty of crunchy baguette slices for dipping!

 

Directions

Step 1

In a large sauté pan, heat olive oil over medium heat. Add garlic and cook until fragrant, about 2 minutes, being careful not to let the garlic turn brown.

Step 2

Pour in white wine, cook for two minutes. Stir in butter, chicken broth and 1 tablespoon of the chopped parsley; cook for another 5 minutes. Add lemon juice and kelp; stir until well combined  

Step 3

Raise heat to medium high, add mussels and stir to coat them with the sauce. Cover the sauté pan and continue cooking for 7 to 9 minutes, stirring occasionally, until the mussels are open. Taste the sauce and adjust seasoning as necessary. Remove any unopened mussels.

Step 4

Pour into a large, shallow serving bowl, top with remaining parsley. Serve with baguette slices.

 

 

Pairs with:  Crisp white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc, Assyritiko or Pinot Grigio.