15 umami-packed seaweed recipes, because the leafy greens of the sea deserve love, too

[Global] Wakame, arame, kelp, hijiki—we’ll never turn down a chance to get our fill of the other leafy greens. These 15 awesome seaweed recipes are about to bring some serious umami into your cooking repertoire.

Japanese-Style Pickled Cucumbers with Seaweed and Sesame These quick pickles are ready in a flash.
Japanese-Style Pickled Cucumbers with Seaweed and Sesame
These quick pickles are ready in a flash.
Nori Salt A dose of nori adds savory depth to plain old kosher salt.
Nori Salt
A dose of nori adds savory depth to plain old kosher salt.
Snapper Sashimi with Seaweed and Fennel The type of fish you use is less important than its quality. Black bass, striped bass, and fluke all translate well; ask your fish guy for what’s freshest.
Snapper Sashimi with Seaweed and Fennel
The type of fish you use is less important than its quality. Black bass, striped bass, and fluke all translate well; ask your fish guy for what’s freshest.
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Yudofu Dashi, the all-important Japanese master broth, forms the base of this tofu dish.
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Spicy Seattle Tuna Rolls So easy you’ll wonder why you never made hand rolls at home before.
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Blackened Cabbage with Kelp Brown Butter The initial charring of the cabbage is key: Be brave. If you think you’ve made a terrible mistake and burned dinner, you’re doing something right. Learn more here.
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Hot and Sour Cucumbers with Seaweed and Burnt Chili Leave it to Danny Bowien to figure out a way to give cucumbers this much flavor.
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Seared Salmon with Winter Vegetables and Kombu Broth This light but richly flavored broth is good with any fatty, skin-on fish fillet, such as Arctic char or sea bass.
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Pickled Vegetable Salad with Nori Vinaigrette It might seem fussy to separate the vegetables when pickling, but if they’re combined, the colors will bleed and they won’t be as vibrant.
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Scallops with Nori Brown Butter and Dill These seared scallops on the half shell make for a showstopping presentation. If your fishmonger can’t order the shells for you, use small plates.
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Wakame-Cucumber Salad This lightly pickled mix of vegetables and seaweed is especially good with seafood.
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Seaweed and Tofu Beignets with Lime Mayonnaise These airy beignets are topped with yuzu kosho, a spicy condiment made with yuzu (an aromatic Japanese citrus), chile, and salt. Though not the same, we got great results using lemons.
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Swordfish with Seaweed Salsa Verde Combining the herbs for the salsa verde with seaweed really gives this dish a fresh-from-the-sea flavor.
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Wakame Succulent and subly sweet wakame is delicious all on its own.
Yudofu Dashi, the all-important Japanese master broth, forms the base of this tofu dish.
Yudofu
Dashi, the all-important Japanese master broth, forms the base of this tofu dish.

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