Green Beans with Toasted Sesame Sauce

Japanese Fried Chicken, Cucumber Shiso Pickles, Layered Salmon Rice, Green Beans with Toasted Sesame Sauce, Sautéed Carrots and Gobo Author: Canadian Living Credits: Japanese Fried Chicken, Cucumber Shiso Pickles, Layered Salmon Rice, Green Beans with Toasted Sesame Sauce, Sautéed Carrots and Gobo

(Goma Ae)
This crisp and nutty salad makes a terrific part of the bento box. Look for toasted (not raw) sesame seeds in the sushi or Asian section of the grocery store.

  • Portion size 4 servings
  • Credits : Canadian Living Magazine: May 2009

Ingredients

  • 10 oz green beans trimmed
  • 1/4 cup toasted sesame seeds
  • 2 tablespoons packed brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons sesame oil
  • 1 tablespoon Japanese soy sauce (such as Kikkoman)
  • 1 pinch salt

Method

In saucepan of boiling water, blanch green beans for 2 minutes. Drain and refresh in ice water; drain again.

In spice grinder or using mortar and pestle, coarsely grind sesame seeds; transfer to bowl. Mix in sugar, sesame oil, soy sauce and salt to form paste. Stir in beans to coat. (Make-ahead: Refrigerate in airtight container for up to 24 hours.)

Nutritional facts Per serving: about

  • Sodium 233 mg
  • Protein 3 g
  • Calories 164.0
  • Total fat 12 g
  • Potassium 153 mg
  • Cholesterol 0 mg
  • Saturated fat 2 g
  • Total carbohydrate 13 g

%RDI

  • Iron 9.0
  • Fibre 0.0
  • Folate 13.0
  • Sodium 0.0
  • Sugars 0.0
  • Calcium 4.0
  • Protein 0.0
  • Calories 0.0
  • Total fat 0.0
  • Vitamin A 4.0
  • Vitamin C 8.0
  • Potassium 0.0
  • Cholesterol 0.0
  • Saturated fat 0.0
  • Total carbohydrate 0.0
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