Wakame-Gohan (Seaweed Mixed Rice)
Ingredients (serves 2):
To Cook in the Rice Cooker:
- 1 cup (rice measuring cup) short or medium grain white rice
- Water to fill to water level 1 for "WHITE RICE"
To Prepare Separately:
- 2 Tbsp. wakame seaweed, dried and cut
- 1/2 tsp. salt
- 2 tsp. mirin (Japanese sweet rice wine)
- 1 Tbsp. chives, minced
- 1 tsp. sesame oil
- 2 tsp. sesame seeds
Measure rice accurately
using the measuring cup that came with your rice cooker. Rinse rice until water clears, drain and place in the inner cooking pan. Add
water to the corresponding water level for “WHITE RICE.” Cook the rice using the “WHITE RICE” setting.
Crush wakame seaweed with your palms to make small flakes.
When rice completes cooking, add wakame and all other ingredients to the rice and gently fold in using the rice spatula.
Close the lid and let it set for 5 minutes.