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spinach with sesame seed dressing

Spinach with Sesame Seed Dressing


Step 1

step 1:

Cut off the stems of the spinach and wash.

Step 2

step 2:

Fill a medium-size pan with water. Bring to a boil and add the spinach.

Step 3

step 3:

After boiling, drain the spinach, and immediately immerse in cold water to keep the green color.

Step 4

step 4:

Parch the sesame seeds over medium-high heat until they crackle and pop.

Step 5

step 5:

Put them in an earthenware mortar (suribachi) or food processor and crush. Add soy sauce and sugar, then blend well. Put this mixture in a bowl.

Step 6

step 6:

Drain the cold water from the spinach. Squeeze out any excess water with your hands. Cut spinach into 3 cm. long pieces.

Step 7

step 7:

Add the spinach to mixture (Step 5) and mix.

Hōrensō no goma-ae


This dish is very simple-just boil spinach and add soy sauce, sugar and sesame.