Wakame Tofu Soup (slow cooker)

Wakame is a type of seaweed. Seaweed is a great vegetable to get your kids into. Dried and lightly seasoned it’s a healthy afternoon snack, add some rice and fish and you have the classic sushi wrapping. In this dish, it’s in it’s wet form on a soup often used as an appetizer. I remember getting it at Kim Chee II back when I was little, I always loved the Seaweed soup there. Finally I found a packet of dried wakame for soups at our local Asian market so I was thrilled I could not make this. You can also add the wakame into miso soup to make it a little more hearty. This is a slow cooker recipe, it’s good to make when you’re busy in the evening so there is something waiting for you when you get home.


¼ C Dried Wakame (seaweed)

4-5 C Water

1 ½ T Chicken Bullion

1 T Shoyu

1 tsp Black Sesame Seeds

1 tsp White Sesame Seeds

1” Thick Soft Tofu, gently cut into small cubes

Green Onions, chopped (for garnish)

Dash of (seasoning to taste):

Garlic Powder

Onion Powder

Kosher Salt


Add water, chicken Bullion, shoyu, seasonings, & sesame seeds in a small crock pot. Turn to High and let simmer for 30 minutes to 1 hour.

Add your dried wakame and tofu cubes and let cook for another hour.  Check and season to taste.

To serve, put small handful of green onions on the bottom of a soup bowl and scoop soup into bowl with a generous amount of seaweed.

Serve hot before meal as an appetizer.


About eMarie

A typical stay@home mom who works with things around the house.
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