Sesame Seed Recipes

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Sesame Tempura Green Beans

Rating: 4.45 stars
30
This is an easy, delicious green bean tempura recipe. Fresh green beans are deep fried to crisp, golden perfection and dipped in a sweet and sour sauce.

Hamburger Cookies

Rating: 4.64 stars
88
These cookies look just like little hamburgers.

Sesame Beef

Rating: 4.52 stars
734
Strips of round steak and chopped scallions are marinated with soy sauce and garlic, then quickly stir fried with sesame seeds. Add a little sesame oil to the marinade if you like that flavor. Serve with rice.

Shabbat Challah

Rating: 4.61 stars
101
My Shabbat Challah is something out of this world. I made it up on my own, because the ones I tasted, I just didn't like. Try it you will love it!! This can make 6 regular sized loaves, or two large braided loaves.

Sesame Crusted Mahi Mahi with Soy Shiso Ginger Butter Sauce

Rating: 4.73 stars
123
Mahi mahi fillets are encrusted with black and white sesame seeds, and pan seared. The sauce is rich and creamy, and flavored with soy, ginger, shallots, and shiso (a Japanese herb related to basil and mint).

Strawberry Spinach Salad I

Rating: 4.77 stars
2039
Someone brought this salad to a pot luck dinner and I had to have the recipe. I have made it many, many times since then and I have been asked for the recipe every time I bring it somewhere. It is also a great way to get kids to eat spinach!

Best Egg Rolls

Rating: 4.43 stars
542
These are fabulous as a side dish with stir-fry dishes. Serve warm with egg roll sauce or soy sauce if desired.

Ahi Poke Basic

Rating: 4.44 stars
140
This is a standard raw tuna (poke) salad served in most Hawaiian homes. Although unconventional, it is sure to please the more adventurous seafood lovers. Be sure to use fresh tuna for the very best flavor, although fresh frozen tuna will produce acceptable results.

Sesame Seared Tuna

Rating: 4.69 stars
367
Easy, great tasting tuna coated with sesame seeds, and quickly seared. This tuna is served rare, so be sure to use a good quality fresh tuna.

Spinach and Strawberry Salad

Rating: 4.75 stars
1306
My family loves this all year round if we can find strawberries. Even the grandchildren love this salad. Quick and easy.

Asian Chicken Salad

Rating: 4.64 stars
487
A perfect salad for leftover BBQ, boiled, broiled or baked chicken. A very crunchy salad with a tasty sweet Asian-style dressing. The kids love it too! The Chinese rice noodles are of the cellophane type and can be found in the Asian section of most grocery stores. They are often in rectangle form and in clear packaging.
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Napa Cabbage Salad

Rating: 4.7 stars
327
This is a yummy, crunchy cabbage salad with toasted ramen noodles and almond slivers. The bowl is always licked clean at potlucks!
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Smashed Cucumber Salad

Rating: Unrated
41
By crushing our cucumber before we cut it, we produce flavors that un-smashed cukes can't. When you crush the cells in a vegetable, as opposed to cutting cleanly through them, certain compounds get mixed together, which can result in a significantly different flavor. In cucumbers this is a good thing--onions, not so much. But this salad is one of my all-time favorite cold summer side dishes. The only decision you're going to have to make is how long to let the cucumbers marinate--half an hour or so or not at all.

Miso Sesame Dressing

Rating: Unrated
44
Great light dressing to pair with cabbage or romaine lettuce, fresh mandarin oranges, and toasted almonds! Place greens in a bowl and add garnishes. Ladle toasted sesame dressing around salad and toss to coat greens evenly. Sprinkle with 1 teaspoon toasted sesame seeds.

Gochujang Sauce

Rating: 4.73 stars
6

I use this sauce in many of the Asian dishes I make. It's fantastic on wings instead of traditional buffalo wing sauce.