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Can I continue to eat expired yaki sushi nori?

2022-08-03

Nori is a very important ingredient in authentic Japanese cuisine. It can be used to make sushi and bibimbap, among which, yaki sushi nori is an essential ingredient in sushi making. Nowadays, there are more and more nori snacks in our life.

How long is the shelf life of yaki sushi nori? Is expired yaki sushi nori poisonous? Is it still edible? Today, we're going to talk about the shelf life of yaki sushi nori.

Generally, the shelf life of yaki sushi nori is 12 months, but it must be sealed, and protected from light and moisture. If exposed to direct sunlight and humid air for long periods of time, the shelf life of yaki sushi nori can be greatly shortened. As for whether expired yaki sushi nori is poisonous? Can it be used? Under normal circumstances is not recommended to continue to eat, this is because, after the expiration date, the flavor and nutritional value of sushi seaweed are greatly reduced, its edible value is relatively small, and if there is mold, it is also easy to cause gastrointestinal discomfort and even poisoning, therefore, expired sushi seaweed is best not to eat.

So is expired yaki sushi nori poisonous? Sushi seaweed is processed food seaweed, its own is non-toxic, even expired, generally no poison, however, expired sushi seaweed if stored improperly, will produce toxic and harmful microorganisms such as Aspergillus flavus, then, which will make sushi seaweed also toxic, therefore, sushi seaweed after expiration is not recommended to eat. Yaki sushi nori needs to be eaten as soon as possible after opening, for a long time, easy to absorb moisture in the air, will also be oxidized, and lose umami flavor and nutrition.

As for nori snacks, this kind of food meets the different tastes of consumers. There are a wide variety of nori foods, such as crispy yaki nori snacks, omelets, rice crackers, seaweed puff pastry, roasted seaweed roll, seaweed sandwiches, traditionally seasoned seaweed, and so on. It gives more flavor to nori and enriches everyone's choice of snacks.