Sweet and Spicy Nori Strips

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Nori, the sheets of seaweed used to wrap sushi, is as versatile as it is delicious. Sweet, salty and spicy, these crispy bites make a satisfying snack and are great with cocktails.

  • SERVINGServings

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup brown rice syrup
  • 3 Tbs. sesame oil or peanut oil
  • 1 Tbs. dark sesame oil
  • 1/8 tsp. cayenne
  • 3 nori sheets
  • Coarse salt

Preparation

1. Preheat oven to 350°F. Line 2 baking sheets with foil or parchment paper. Combine rice syrup and both sesame oils in small bowl, and whisk to blend. Stir in cayenne.

2. Tear each nori sheet into three strips. Place strips on prepared baking sheets. Using pastry brush, thickly coat each strip with sesame-syrup mixture. (Whisk syrup mixture occasionally.) Sprinkle each strip with coarse salt.

3. Bake 10 minutes, remove from oven and let stand 10 minutes to crisp. Turn strips over, brush with sesame-syrup mixture and sprinkle with coarse salt. Bake 10 minutes, remove from oven and let stand 10 minutes to crisp. Break each strip in two to serve.

Nutrition Information

  • Serving Size: Makes 18 pieces
  • Calories: 44
  • Carbohydrate Content: 4 g
  • Fat Content: 3 g
  • Sodium Content: 16 mg
  • Sugar Content: 2 g