Arame with Shitake
arame, lightly rinsed
sesame oil, toasted
ginger, finely minced
dried shitake, soaked and sliced thin. End of stem should be removed.
roasted sesame seeds
Soak arame for five minutes. Drain water.
Saute arame in half the oil for three minutes.
Add maple syrup, 2 tablespoons soy sauce, and ginger.
Reduce heat to medium, cover, and cook for five minutes.
In another pan, heat the remaining oil and saute the shitake for a few minutes, or until soft.
Add mirin and 1 tablespoon soy sauce, stir, and continue to cook for 3 minutes.
Combine arame and shitake, garnish with sesame seeds and enjoy.