Filipino Style Recipe: Seaweeds salad(lato) or kinilaw na lato is another Filipino delicacy. Lato AKA(also known as) ar-arosip is a type of seaweed that has a translucently green tiny wilted bulb like grapes. Normally, lato mixed with chopped onions and tomatoes then season with spicy vinegar, salt and pepper. This is commonly served during breakfast together with fried fish.
Estimated time of preparation: 5-8 minutes(plus refrigerating time)
2 cups fresh lato
1/4 cup onions, chopped
1/4 cup tomatoes, chopped
2 tablespoons spicy vinegar or calamansi juice
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon black pepper, ground
1/2 teaspoon sugar(optional)
1. Wash lato thoroughly then drain. Refrigerate for 15 minutes.
2. In a bowl, combine lato, onions and tomatoes.
3. In a small bowl, combine spicy vinegar, salt, pepper and sugar. Serve as dipping sauce or combine in lato salad.
4. Serve immediately top with sliced salted eggs or grated green mangoes.