Hijiki is a type of wild sea vegetable that grows on rocky coastlines around Japan, Korea, and China. Hijiki is rich in nutrients such as calcium, iron, and magnesium as well as being a good source of fiber. Hijiki, when cooked, has a sweet, savory, and aromatic flavor that is mushroom-like.
Uses: Simmer hijiki in flavorful liquids such as dashi, mirin, and soy sauce until tender. Mix in your favorite add-ons such as edamame, konnyaku, aburaage, and sesame.