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Feb 6, 2007 08:04 PM

Jellyfish Salad?

Jellyfish Salad?

Anybody tried?How?And how is it prepared?

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  1. I eat it frequesntly. Its not as wierd as it sounds. It is ually prepared similarly to how seaweed salad is prepared in Japanese restaurants. LSighlty sweet, slightly spicy some sesame. The jellyfish itself is bland but it has a wonderful crunch to it. Kind of like squid but crunchier. It is a good source of lean protein, I love it.

    1. I agree. Easy to use (cut in julienne, desalt then quick poach by quenching with boiling water: 15 sec. Done). Like eating tagliatelle with a crunch. Jellyfish is utterly tasteless and therefore fits with every type of dressing.

      1. Love jellyfish salad - I like mine the way MVNYC has his, but sometimes I mix it up with a scallion pesto.

        1. I ate it at a Taiwanese restaurant. It has the same sort of texture and taste as seaweed but is pretty bland. However, I just couldn't get over that I was eating jellyfish since it's something I've been taught to avoid in general

          1. Tastes like chicken...j/k. It's like the texture of slightly dried rubber bands (or what you'd think it would taste like). It picks up the flavor of what it's been marinated in, mostly soy sauce, sesame oil, etc.