Yunnan Style Grilled Veggies With Dipping Sauce

Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 15 mins

Food markets in Yunnan, China are a part of daily life. At night, stalls line the streets selling just about anything edible on a stick. After you’ve selected a handful, the vendors will grill the skewers over coals while you wait. These grilled vegetables make a delicious snack or appetizer. Feel free to try veggies other than the ones listed.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Place all the sauce ingredients in a food processor and blend until smooth. Saute in a pan over medium high heat for about 6 minutes or until the sauce thickens. Let cool to room temperature.
  2. Cut vegetables into 6 inch chunky strips and skewer with bamboo skewers. Brush with sesame oil and grill over hot coals until veggies are cooked through and skin begins to blister. Sprinkle lightly with sea salt and serve with a side of dipping sauce.