Aokizami Kombu, Dried sliced Seaweed

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  • Brand: Wel-Pac
  • Sku: 958684
  • Country of Origin: Korea, Republic of
  • $5.99 4 oz Pack



Kizami-kombu is kombu, dried Japanese kelp,cut into 1/25-1/5 in noodle shapes and dried, to produce a stringy texture. It is also an aristocratic exotic product traditionally favored by imperial nuns. Most of the konbu is found in the northern islands of Hokkaido. Kizami-konbu, is a dried shredded variety, is an excellent source for seasoning foods. It contains glutamic acid, an amino acid that is responsible for Umami -a Japanese word used to describe savoriness. Kizami-konbu can be used in salads, pickles, sauteed with meat, seafood and vegetables.
Usually it’s simmered with thinly sliced vegetables or used in asazuke(Japanese pickles) to add umami. It contains glutamic acid, an amino acid that is responsible for Umami -a Japanese word used to describe savoriness. Kizami-konbu can be used in salads, pickles, sauteed with meat, seafood and vegetables. It can be stir-fried with meat and vegetables, or used in soups & salads, or it can be used in nimono.
Dried sliced kombu
Dried sliced kombu

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