Sea grapes in Sakhalin
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One of my good friend, each time returning from vacation from Sakhalin, brought sea grapes. She claimed this seaweed salad on Sakhalin, many cook at home, and even in supermarkets it is sold. The dish is very interesting. It tastes something between a stew with ferns and seaweed. Long could not understand what his doing. And last year alone saw - Sargasso seaweed! Yes, they on any beach more than sand! Since I started to cook this dish myself. I want to share the recipe.
Ingredients for Sea grapes in Sakhalin
- Algae - 500 g
- Onion - 3 PCs
- Carrots - 1 piece
- Soy sauce - 100 ml
- Garlic - 3 tooth.
- Peppers red hot chilli - 2 tsp.
- Vinegar - 2 tbsp
- Vegetable oil
Step by step instruction of cooking Sea grapes in Sakhalin
To collect the algae need in may-early June. Later they become hard. But this year I managed to collect algae in the spring, so I decided to cook sea grapes now while you can. Once on the sea caught a single beam. The beam was a branch of one plant with a mixture of sea grass and green algae.
After thorough rinsing, removal of sea grass and rough trunks, and got about 0.5 kg of algae.
Algae cover with water with the addition of 1-3 tablespoons of vinegar. Boil for half an hour.
Boiled Sargassum rinse with cold water and cut into 5 cm long twigs
Peel the onion, cut into half rings. Carrots grate on a coarse grater.
Vegetables fry in a pan.
Add the boiled seaweed, garlic, pepper, soy sauce.
Mix well and simmer for 5-10 minutes until the flavors "friends".
Sea grapes in Sakhalin can be a cold and hot, with rice, meat, seafood, or alone. To use for any drinks!