Harusame Salad

Harusame Salad

Harusame salad with Furikake is a delicious and refreshing Japanese dish that combines harusame noodles, a type of transparent glass noodle made from mung bean starch, with a flavorful seasoning called furikake. Furikake is a Japanese condiment made from a mixture of dried and ground ingredients such as seaweed, sesame seeds, bonito flakes, and various seasonings.

To make Harusame salad with Furikake, here's a simple recipe:


  • 100 grams of harusame noodles
  • 1 small cucumber, julienned
  • 1 medium carrot, julienned
  • 1/4 cup shredded cabbage
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon rice vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon sesame oil
  • 1 tablespoon furikake seasoning
  • Optional toppings: sesame seeds, chopped green onions


  1. Cook the harusame noodles according to the package instructions. Once cooked, drain and rinse them under cold water to cool them down.
  2. In a large mixing bowl, combine the cooked harusame noodles, julienned cucumber, julienned carrot, and shredded cabbage.
  3. In a separate small bowl, whisk together the soy sauce, rice vinegar, and sesame oil to make the dressing.
  4. Pour the dressing over the noodle and vegetable mixture in the large bowl. Toss gently to coat everything evenly.
  5. Sprinkle the furikake seasoning over the salad and toss again to incorporate it.
  6. Taste the salad and adjust the seasoning if needed, adding more soy sauce, vinegar, or furikake according to your preference.
  7. Transfer the salad to a serving dish and garnish with sesame seeds and chopped green onions, if desired.
  8. Serve the Harusame salad with Furikake immediately or refrigerate for a couple of hours to allow the flavors to meld together before serving.

Enjoy your Harusame salad with Furikake! It makes a light and refreshing side dish or a satisfying main course option.


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