No Sugar Japanese Sesame Dressing

No Sugar Japanese Sesame Dressing // MonoandCoNo Sugar Japanese Sesame Dressing // MonoandCo

Another recipe that allows me to use up my bottle of Kewpie Mayo faster.

Been using the same sesame dressing recipe for over a year, sometimes I add less vinegar, but most of the time I cut down on the sugar added.  I have also used other kind of sweeteners like raw honey to make a healthier version, and I found that date syrup works best.  I even omitted mirin altogether when I use date syrup.


No Sugar Japanese Sesame Dressing


adapted from here

3 tablespoon roasted white sesame seeds
2 tablespoons japanese mayonnaise
2 tablespoons japanese rice vinegar
1 tablespoon light soy sauce
1 teaspoon date syrup
1 teaspoon sesame oil

Place roasted sesame seeds in a mortar and pestle, grind into powder.
Whisk all ingredients in a small bowl.
Drizzle on noodles or salad.
Store remaining unused portion in the fridge, for up to one week.

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