Orange Wakame Salad

Recipe Information

Total Time: 

30 minutes, 15 minutes active



A light and flavorful salad using wakame. Orange zest and juice brighten the flavor and cucumber adds crunch.


  • 1/3 cup wakame, cut into strips, soaked in water for 10-15 minutes, then drained
  • 2 cups diced cucumber
  • 1 tsp. ginger, grated (optional)
  • 1 medium orange, zest and juice
  • 1 Tbsp. tamari
  • 1 tsp. maple syrup
  • 2 Tbsp. brown rice vinegar
  • Sea salt, to taste
  • 1 Tbsp. sesame seeds, toasted, for garnish


  1. Combine all ingredients except sesame seeds in a medium bowl and marinate for 15 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  2. Season to taste, garnish with toasted sesame seeds and serve.

Serving Suggestion

Serve as a side to accompany any meal, or with rice crackers as a snack.

Nutritional Information

75 Calories, 1 g. fat, 0 mg. cholesterol, 268 mg. sodium, 16 g. carbohydrate, 6 g. fiber, 3 g. protein