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Sesame Oil Recipes: Asian Spirit at Your Home

sesame oil recipes


Have you ever tried cooking with sesame oil? Sesame oil is usually used in Asian cuisine for salad dressing, frying, dip ingredient or anything else. Below are some delicious sesame oil recipes of Asian specialities that will allow you to fully enjoy its unique taste.

Sesame oil in salad dressing

Yummly has many tasty salad dressing recipes featuring sesame oil, among which are:

  • Japanese mayo-based sauce:

-         1 cup of mayo

-         1/4 cup of soy sauce

-         1/2 Tbsp of garlic (minced)

-         1/4 Tbsp of ginger powder

-         1/3 cup of rice wine vinegar

-         1/4 cup of sesame seed oil

-         1/4 cup of milk

To prepare the sauce, simply mix all the ingredients together and blend until uniform state. You can vary the thickness of your sauce by adding some more milk. In case you don’t use all sauce straightaway, keep the leftovers in the fridge.

  • Japanese sauce (another variation):

-         3 cloves of garlic

-         2 cups of chopped onions

-         1/2 cup of sugar

-         1/2 cup of soy sauce

-         3/4 cup of rice wine vinegar

-         2 cups of oil (vegetable)

-         1/4 cup of sesame seed oil

-         2 Tbsp of toasted sesame seeds

As in the recipe above, you simply have to blend all the ingredients together until the consistency becomes smooth and uniform. Either use the sauce straightaway or keep it in the fridge until usage.

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Sesame oil recipes

  • Egg-fried rice:

-         1 egg

-         2 Tsp of sesame oil

-         2 Tbsp of vegetable oil

-         200g of cooked long-grain rice

-         100g of green peas

-         4 chopped spring onions

-         1-2 Tsp of soy sauce

-         White pepper

Crack the egg and beat it well together with sesame oil. Put some vegetable oil on the frying pan and wait till it’s well-heated, then add rice and stir-fry for about 3 to 4 minutes, making sure the rice is getting heated properly. Add vegetables to the rice, mix and again stir-fry for another 3 minutes, and don’t forget to add soy sauce and pepper generously. Afterwards, push the mixture to one side of the pan and pour the egg with sesame oil on the other, wait for few seconds till it thickens a bit. Then, using chopsticks, break the egg and mix it with rice, stir-frying again for just a minute or two, and serve straightaway.

  • Grilled shrimps on skewers

-         2 Tbsp of soy sauce

-         1 Tbsp of sesame oil

-         1 Tsp of agave nectar

-         1 lime (squeeze the juice)

-         1/4 Tsp of black pepper

-         350g of peeled shrimps

-         1/2 of small cucumber  (remove the seeds)

-         Sesame seeds for garnishing

Mix soy sauce, sesame oil, lime and agave juice and pepper and marinate the shrimps in the mixture for around 30-40 minutes. Afterwards heat the grill, and when the shrimps are ready, wrap them around cucumber pieces on the skewer and cook for a minute each side. If there is some more marinade left, you can splash it on the shrimps. Make sure to cook not more than 3 minutes and serve hot.