Green Beans with Sesame Dressing

A striking contrast of vivid green beans and freshly toasted black sesame seed. Such an appetizing aroma!

Green Beans with Sesame Dressing
Photographed by Akio Takeuchi


Recipe by
Harumi Kurihara

Easy

Beans & Tofu

Healthy

110kcal

20minutes

Calorie content as listed is for per serving

Ingredients (Serves 4)

  • 200 g green beans
  • 6 tbsp black sesame seed (50 g)
  • [A]

    • 2 tbsp sugar
    • 1/2 tbsp mirin
    • 1- 1 1/2 tbsp soy sauce
  • Salt

Directions

1

String the beans and cut diagonally into two or three equal pieces. Boil in lightly salted water for 1-2 minutes. Plunge in cold water and drain. Pat dry with a cheesecloth or paper towel.

2

Toast the sesame seed over low heat in a frying pan until fragrant. Half grind them in a suribachi grinding bowl. Add the [A] and mix.

3

Add the green beans and mix. Add salt to taste.

Tips

[Suribachi] A mortar. Japanese mortars have radial patterned dents on the inner side to make ingredients into particulate pieces or paste.