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Jellyfish Salad?

billjriv Feb 6, 2007 08:04 PM

Jellyfish Salad?

Anybody tried?How?And how is it prepared?

 
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    bijoux16 Feb 7, 2007 11:47 AM

    my mom makes a really tangy jellyfish salad - I don't know the exact recipe, but she dresses it with a mixture of rice wine vinegar, some kind of korean horseradish, and a little bit of sugar. she adds julienned cucumber and diced onions into it as well, and it's served very cold.

    1. chowser Feb 7, 2007 07:54 AM

      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.

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        Carolyn13 Feb 7, 2007 07:19 AM

        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. gini Feb 7, 2007 06:56 AM

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

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            Ketchup Feb 6, 2007 11:04 PM

            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. MVNYC Feb 6, 2007 08:49 PM

              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.

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