Using Herbs and Spices

Vietnamese Recipes & Cuisines (Sauces)

Sesame Seed Sauce Recipe

Ingredients : Serves

100 g

2 teaspoons

125 ml

2 tablespoons

3 teaspoons

1/2 teaspoon

125 ml

Japanese white sesame seeds

Oil (if necessary)

Japanese soy sauce

Mirin

Caster sugar

Instant dashi granules

Warm water

Method :
  • Toast the Japanese white sesame seeds in a dry pan over medium heat for 4 minutes, shaking the pan gently, until seeds are golden brown.

  • Remove from the pan at once to prevent burning.

  • Grind the seeds in a mortar and pestle until a paste is formed.

  • Add oil, if necessary, to assist in forming a paste.

  • Mix the paste with Japanese soy sauce, mirin, caster sugar, instant dashi granules and warm water.

  • Store, covered, in the refrigerator and use within 2 days of preparation.

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