Chef Rachel Yang's Seaweed with Risotto


by KING 5 News

Posted on January 25, 2013 at 9:26 PM

Updated Monday, Jan 28 at 4:05 PM

Rich in nutritional minerals like Iron and Iodine, Seaweed with Risotto will make you think it's not just for sushi anymore. Chef Rachel Yang of Joule Restaurant in Seattle makes this Healthy Dish.
Seaweed Risotto
By Chef Rachel Yang of Joule

2 cups    Rice
2 cups    Seaweed, hydrated in water and chopped
1 cup     Sake
1 ea    Onion, diced
8 cups     Konbu stock
3 tbsp    Canola oil

1.       Add oil to the pot and sweat the onion.
2.       Add rice and seaweed.
3.       Deglaze with sake.
4.       Add little bit of konbu stock at a time and stir until the rice is cooked but still firm.
5.       At Joule, seaweed risotto is served with smoked  chili, crispy hijiki seaweed, pickled leeks and chopped scallion.

For konbu stock;
2 ea    onion
1 ea    Daikon
2 cups    Dried shitake
1 pc    Konbu
1.       Put all ingredients in a pot with 2 gallons of water.
2.       Simmer for 45 minutes and strain.