19/06/2017

Review: I Seasar Salad with I Sea Bacon*


I Sea Bacon is a 100% wild, organic seaweed that turns into (green) bacon when you fry it. It is organic, gluten free, low carb, vegan friendly and highly sustainable.

Put it on anything that deserves a crunchy, salty, smoky kick. Or use the soft leaves as a flavor boost in salads, pastas or anything else. We've decided to create one of the recipes which was suggested through their website: I seasar salad (got to love their play on words)

Ingredients:

- 500 g romane hearts, leaves separated, washed and dried
- 4 salmon fillets with skin on (about 150 g each)
- 2 teaspoons maple syrup
- 2/3 teaspoon salt
- Black pepper
- 1 tablespoon coconut oil (replace with olive oil)

Instructions:

1. Wash and dry the salmon fillets and marinate with maple syrup, salt and pepper

2.Cook the salmon, without touching it, until the lighter-colored flesh has moved about 3/4 of the way up the fillets, for about 5–7 minutes (depending on the thickness of the fillets)

3. Heat a pan, add the coconut oil and fry the bacon while stirring with a wooden spoon

4. Add the dressing to the romane leaves and toss with your fingers


As mentioned above, when cooked it turns green, it becomes more crispier, but can also be eaten as it is. We personally enjoyed it better cooked, as we enjoyed the crunch texture in this dish.

My sister on the other hand, who is a complete seaweed lover and anything salty in fact, enjoy it as it is and even on it's own as a snack. They are super salty, which is why it would be best with dishes that need that extra kick!

There are many other recipes you can try with this product, such as,
I sea hamburger, I sea lentils, I sea ‘stamppot’, I sea scrambled eggs
which you can find the full ingredients and instructions here.

Does this sound like a product you'd try? What recipe would you try with this?
Let us know in the comments below.


Disclaimer: we were sent this product in exchange for a review. But as always, all our opinions and photos are our own.
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10 comments

  1. Ooh, this sounds so intriguing! I've never heard of anything like this before, but as a veggie I'll definitely be giving this a try!
    Hayley X
    Lifethroughtsg.com

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    1. We were confused by it to begin with but it's so good! Life changing!

      Thank you for reading and commenting☺πŸ’“

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  2. This sounds interesting, I'm the world's worst when it comes to salad but this could convince me.

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    1. It could be paired with so many other dishes but it does give a plain salad a kick!

      Thank you for reading and commenting☺πŸ’“

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  3. I'd love to give this a try, but of course without any fish in it. The rest sounds lovely though! πŸŒΈπŸ’—✨

    With love, Alisha Valerie. x
    www.AlishaValerie.com | www.twitter.com/AlishaValerie

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    1. Yes! Pls do, it could be paired with many other dishes other than this one!

      Thank you for reading and commenting☺πŸ’“

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  4. Salad is one of those things I just can't make myself like - I've tried and I can't do it! I'll take the salmon any day though! :D

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    1. Maybe this new product could convince you?

      Thank you for reading and commenting☺πŸ’“

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  5. I have never heard of sea bacon before but I'm totally intrigued! You've made it look so delicious that I'm dying to try! Any veggie-friendly alternatives are always great to discover! Thanks for sharing!

    Abbey πŸ˜‡ www.abbeylouisarose.co.uk

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    1. I must admit it is something different for us but it really works, we'd so reccomend it!

      Thank you for reading and commenting☺πŸ’“

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