Ingredients Jump to Instructions ↓

  1. 2 cups green beans For The Sesame Dressing:

  2. 1/3 cup toasted sesame seeds

  3. 2 tablespoons superfine sugar

  4. 1/2 tablespoon mirin

  5. 1/2 to 1 tablespoon soy sauce salt, to season

Instructions Jump to Ingredients ↑

  1. Directions 1. Prepare the green beans, lightly cook in a pan of boiling water with a little salt, then drain and rinse under cold running water and pat dry.

  2. To make the sesame dressing: Put the sesame seeds into a mortar, preferably a Japanese mortar with a grooved interior. Grind the seeds until they are almost a paste then add the sugar, mirin, and soy sauce and mix well. Add a little salt if needed.

  3. Mix the sesame dressing in with the green beans and serve. The paste can also be made in a food processor but be careful not to overprocess.


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