How to make Gracilaria Chips

Gracilaria seaweed, locally known as "Gulaman Dagat" grows abundantly in many coastal areas in the Philippines. This seaweed is edible and eaten widely in the form of salad. Gracilaria is also a source of agar, and it is rich in carbohydrates and other nutrients such as crude protein, crude fat, and ash. It can be made into chips as a source of livelihood.

Procedure how to make Gracilaria chips are as follows:


Measuring spoons
Measuring cups
Frying pan


50 grams Gracilaria
50 Grams ordinary flour
1tsp white pepper
1tsp garlic powder
¼ tsp iodized salt
1 tsp cheese
1 tsp shrimp powder
1 tsp baking powder


1. Weigh about 100 grams of dried Gracilaria
2. Wash in running water for about 3 to 5 minutes
3. Boil the Gracilaria in a casserole filled with water
4. 4. Boil the Gracilaria until tender

Procedure in cooking chips

1. Measure all ingredients
2. Mix all ingredients
3. Knead manually and further knead with use of noodle machine
4. 4. Cut into desired size
5. Dip fry in hot oil
6. Let it cool
7. Pack in polyethylene bags.

Source: TRC, photo is a salad of Gracilaria salicornia courtesy of

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