Look for roasted ground sesame seeds at ­Korean markets. They're not ground to a powder but crushed a bit. You can make your own by toasting sesame seeds until deeply golden, allowing them to cool, and crushing with a mortar and pestle. Serve this sauce with Scallion Pancakes and Shrimp Mandu.

Ann Taylor Pittman
Recipe by Cooking Light November 2012

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Credit: Iain Bagwell; Styling: Mary Clayton Carl

Recipe Summary

hands-on:
3 mins
total:
3 mins
Yield:
Serves 8 (serving size: about 1 tablespoon)
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Combine first 5 ingredients in a small bowl, stirring until sugar dissolves. Add onions and jalapeño.

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Nutrition Facts

12 calories; fat 0.3g; mono fat 0.1g; poly fat 0.1g; protein 0.6g; carbohydrates 1.7g; fiber 0.2g; iron 0.1mg; sodium 196mg; calcium 3mg.
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