Red-Hot Sesame Dressing

Total Time
Prep 5 mins
Cook 10 mins

Firey chili puree, nutty sesame seeds, soy sauce and some light brown sugar come together in this Asian-inspired dressing to add a zesty punch to rice and nookle salads. From Eating Well.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Heat a small dry skillet over low heat.
  2. Add sesame seeds and stir constantly until golden and fragrant, about 2 minutes.
  3. Transfer to a small bowl and let cool.
  4. Whisk soy sauce, vinegar, oil, garlic, sugar and chili puree in another bowl until the sugar dissolves.
  5. Stir in scallions and sesame seeds.
  6. Makes about 3/4 cup.
  7. Note: Will keep in refridgerator up to 1 week.


Most Helpful

Bev, Served this dressing with a shrimp and noodle salad. It was excellent!!! This is a keeper for sure.(Will be making this often!) Thanks for posting.

Aroostook March 23, 2003

I served this last night for dinner with rice and fried tofu. I really enjoyed it! With the leftovers I added mushrooms, frozen peas, shallots, spinach and celery. Then I put in about 1/8 cup mayo and made a rice salad. I took it to a fellowship dinner where it was enjoyed by all. Thanks so much for this versatile recipe.

Sharon123 November 08, 2003

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