- a dark brown seaweed that grows in treelike fronds, used dried and shredded in Japanese cookery.
Also called hi·zi·ki [hee-zee-kee] /hiˈzi ki/.
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Rich in dietary fiber and calcium, hijiki is a black-colored seaweed that grows wild on the Japanese coastline.What to Eat: Japanese Small Plates
May 18, 2010