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Sunomono is a traditional Japanese salad, mostly served as a refreshing side dish.

 Sunomono contains mostly cucumber & wakame, but you can add a variety of other ingredients. The combination of cucumber and wakame is one of the most popular types of Sunomono. A simple and tasty dish to make in minutes at home.

INGREDIENTS:

4 servings

1 large English cucumber, or 2 to 3 Japanese cucumbers
2 Tbsp dried Wakame seaweed
1/4 tsp salt
3 Tbsp rice vinegar
1 Tbsp sugar
1/4 tsp soy sauce
1/2 tsp sesame oil (optional)
1 tsp sesame seeds

METHOD:

Hydrate dried Wakame seaweed in water for 10 minutes. Drain water and squeeze water out from Wakame. (this soaking water is delicious to drink or use in smoothies or soups & it is full of minerals!). Chop if necessary.
Slice cucumbers as thin as you can. Stir in salt, and let sit for 5 minutes. Squeeze water out from cucumbers.
In a small bowl, mix rice vinegar, sugar, soy sauce, and sesame oil together until sugar dissolves. Add vinegar mixture and sesame seeds to prepared cucumbers and Wakame and mix well.