Sesame Seed Sauce

sesameseed This is a great little basic sauce to be used in just about any Asian dish that benefits from a dipping. It’s quick to put together and of course lasts well in refrigerator where you can use it for multiple dishes.

Perfect for egg rolls, pot stickers and wontons of all sorts.



  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 1 clove garlic
  • ½ teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • 1 teaspoon minced fresh ginger root
  • ¼ cup soy sauce
  • ¼ cup honey
  • 2 tablespoons orange juice
  • ¼ teaspoon sesame oil
  • 1 teaspoon fresh lime juice
  • ½ teaspoon sesame seeds (optional)


  1. Add the olive oil to a small sauce pan and heat.
  2. Add the garlic and red pepper flakes and saute until fragrant.
  3. Add the rest of the ingredients but the sesame seeds and bring to a soft boil for at least three minutes.
  4. The longer you simmer the thicker  it will be.
  5. Pour into a serving dish and add the sesame seeds.

SERVES: About 1/2 cup

NOTES: Will keep for a week or two in the fridge.

SOURCE: Spend with Pennies


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