Sweet and Spicy Sesame Sauce

Time: 5 minutes. This sauce has quite a kick, making it a nice contrast to the mild noodle rolls. Use leftover sauce in a stir-fry.

This recipe goes with Vietnamese Noodle Rolls

Yield: Makes 3/4 cup
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Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 27
  • Calories from fat: 52%
  • Protein: 0.2g
  • Fat: 1.6g
  • Saturated fat: 0.2g
  • Carbohydrate: 2.6g
  • Fiber: 0.1g
  • Sodium: 165mg
  • Cholesterol: 0.0mg


  • 3 tablespoons hoisin sauce
  • 1 tablespoon toasted sesame seeds
  • 1/2 teaspoon red chile flakes
  • 1 tablespoon Asian (toasted) sesame oil
  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce


  1. Whisk all ingredients together in a small bowl with 1/2 cup hot water.
  2. Make ahead: Chill airtight up to 1 week.
  3. Note: Nutritional analysis is per tbsp.
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