Hiziki with Sweet Summer Vegetables

  • 1/4 cup hiziki, dried
  • 2 tsp. toasted sesame oil
  • 1 onion, peeled and cut into thin half moons
  • 1/3 cup water
  • 1 1/2 tbsp. shoyu
  • 1 red pepper, deseeded and sliced thin
  • 1 ear of fresh corn, kernels removed from the cob

Cover hiziiki with water and soak 15 minutes.  Heat sesame oil on medium heat and saute onion for 2-3 minutes.  Drain hiziki from soaking water and add hiziki to the pan.  Add 1/3 cup fresh water plus shoyu to the pan.  Cover and cook 7-10 minutes.  Add red pepper and corn and continue cooking 7-10 minutes or until most of the liquid in the pan evaporates.