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Roasted Sesame Dressing

Makes 1 cup. Skip the first step if you're using pre-toasted sesame seeds.
Course condiment
Cuisine Asian
Servings 16
Calories 84 kcal


  • ½ cup sesame seeds
  • ¼ cup neutral oil or Japanese mayonnaise
  • ¼ cup low sodium soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1 teaspoon rice vinegar or apple cider vinegar
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ cup water


  • Heat a dry 10-inch skillet over medium heat. Pour sesame seeds in an even layer (about 2 tablespoons). Toast until evenly golden brown, 3 to 4 minutes. Transfer to a bowl and toast remaining seeds, if working in batches.
  • Place all the toasted sesame seeds in food processor; blitz for a few seconds. Add remaining ingredients and process until smooth. Add additional water, if needed.


Nutrition facts assume 1 tablespoon per serving.
Keep, refrigerated, in an airtight container. Use within 2 weeks.


Sodium: 275mgCalcium: 62mgSugar: 1gFiber: 1gPotassium: 39mgCalories: 84kcalSaturated Fat: 1gFat: 8gProtein: 1gCarbohydrates: 3gIron: 1mg
Keyword asian salad dressing
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