This condiment-style sauce, brings the flavor of toasted sesame seeds to
batter-fried foods or steamed dumplings.
2 tablespoons sesame paste from a jar
(or creamy peanut butter in a pinch)
2 tablespoons mirin (Japanese rice wine) or dry sherry
1 tablespoon white rice vinegar
1 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
1/2 to 1/3 cup chicken broth
2 teaspoons finely chopped scallions
In a saucepan, combine the sesame paste, mirin, vinegar, salt, pepper and broth.
Mix vigorously. Bring to a boil, reduce heat and stir 1 to 2 minutes until
thickened. Stir in scallions.
Good with grilled meats or tofu and rice.