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Makua Rothman's Taegu Salad

Makua Rothman, 2015 World Big Wave Champion shares his healthy taegu salad which he learned from his wife. Healthy eating is a big part of Makua's training regiment and Makua shows us how easy it is to eat healthy.
Prep Time10 mins
Active Time0 mins
Total Time10 mins
Course: Salad
Cuisine: Korean, Seafood
Keyword: makua rothman, seafood, taegu, salad, recipe, hawaii, taegu salad, quickie taegu noodle salad, taegu recipe
Yield: 1 Serving
Calories: 493kj
Author: As Seen On OC16


Taegu Salad

  • 1 bunch watercress cut into 2” pieces
  • 1 cup bean sprouts washed and dried with paper towels
  • 1 cup firm tofu 1” cubes
  • ½ cup cherry tomatoes sliced in half
  • 1 cup taegu
  • ¼ cup cilantro sprigs


  • ¼ cup Bragg’s Aminos
  • ½ lemon Juice squeezed


  • Layer watercress, bean sprouts, cherry tomatoes and taegu in a glass bowl.
  • Pour Bragg’s aminos and lemon juice over top of salad according to your preference or add your favorite dressing before serving.


Calories: 493kj | Carbohydrates: 19g | Protein: 76g | Fat: 13g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 102mg | Sodium: 3950mg | Potassium: 1377mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 7g | Vitamin A: 1527IU | Vitamin C: 51mg | Calcium: 391mg | Iron: 5mg