Nori Lunch Wrap

Nori is a popular seaweed used in many Asian dishes, and it's also a great way to add flavour and nutrition to your lunchtime wrap. This nori wrap is filled with crunchy vegetables, fibre-rich beans, and a flavorful sweet and spicy sauce, making it a complete, healthy meal in one convenient package.


Ingredients:

- 4 sheets of nori

- 2 cups cooked brown rice

- 1 cup cooked black beans

- 1 cup shredded carrots

- 1 cup diced cucumber

- 1 cup chopped bell pepper

- ½ cup chopped scallions

- 1 avocado, sliced

- 2 tablespoons sesame oil

- 2 tablespoons soy sauce

- 2 tablespoons honey

- 1 teaspoon chilli garlic sauce

- Salt and pepper to taste


Directions:


  1. Place two sheets of nori on a flat surface.

  1. Spread ½ cup of cooked brown rice on each sheet of nori, leaving a 1-inch border on all sides.

  1. Divide the cooked black beans, shredded carrots, diced cucumber, chopped bell pepper, and chopped scallions evenly over the two sheets of nori.

  1. Drizzle sesame oil, soy sauce, honey, and chilli garlic sauce over the vegetables. Sprinkle with salt and pepper.

  1. Place the remaining two sheets of nori over the vegetables, and press down gently to seal the nori wraps.

  1. Cut each wrap into 4 equal pieces.

  1. Serve the nori wraps with sliced avocado.

Uses/Benefits of This Recipe and Seaweed

Nori is a nutrient-packed seaweed that has been used for centuries in Asian cuisine. It is rich in vitamins A, B, and C, as well as minerals such as iron, calcium, magnesium, and potassium. Nori is also a great source of fibre and protein, making it an ideal choice for a healthy, filling lunch. This nori wrap is a great way to get your daily dose of seaweed and enjoy a nutritious, delicious meal all in one dish.


Nori is also known to have many health benefits, including aiding digestion, reducing inflammation, and promoting cardiovascular health. Additionally, it is known to be very high in antioxidants, which can help protect against free radical damage and reduce the risk of certain diseases.


Final Words

Nori is a versatile and nutritious seaweed that can be used in a variety of recipes, from sushi rolls to wraps. This delicious nori lunch wrap is a great way to get your daily dose of seaweed and enjoy a nutritious and flavorful meal. To ensure the best quality and flavour, make sure to buy your nori and sea moss fresh and organic from Herban Vinyard. Enjoy!


Reference:


  • Mabeau, S., & Fleurence, J. (1993). Seaweed in food products: biochemical and nutritional aspects. Trends in Food Science & Technology, 4(4), 103-107.
  • Govaerts, F., & Olsen, S. O. (2022). Exploration of seaweed consumption in Norway using the norm activation model: The moderator role of food innovativeness. Food Quality and Preference, 99, 104511.

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